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Maryland's Dem Gov to Pardon 175,000 Marijuana Convictions

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Maryland Gov. Wes Moore is scheduled to sign an executive order to issue 175,000 pardons for marijuana convictions Monday, according to a news report. The pardons will forgive low-level marijuana possession charges for an estimated 100,000 people. Moore, a Democrat, told The Washington Post Sunday that criminal records have been used to deny housing, employment, and education. “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 growth, it...

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