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Maryland Gov Moore to pardon 175,000 Marijuana convictions in massive executive order

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Democratic Maryland Gov. Wes Moore plans to pardon more than 175,000 marijuana convictions on Monday in one of the most sweeping rollbacks of drug policy in the country. Moore's plan would apply to some 100,000 people who were convicted of low-level marijuana possession charges. Marijuana has been increasingly legalized across the country as both a medicinal and recreational drug. "I’m ecstatic that we have a real opportunity with what I’m signing to right a lot of historical wrongs," Moore said. "If you want to be able to create inclusive economic...

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