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Wes Moore pardoning 175,000 marijuana convictions in Maryland

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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Gov. Wes Moore (D-MD) is set to pardon more than 175,000 marijuana convictions in Maryland on Monday, less than two years after voters elected to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. Moore’s actions on Monday will pardon more than 150,000 simple possession of cannabis convictions, with the intent of helping those convicted of low-level criminal offenses related to the drug. “The Moore-Miller Administration is committed to promoting social equity and ensuring the fair and equitable administration of justice,” the governor’s office said. “Because the use and possession of cannabis is...

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