(ReclaimingAmerica.net) – BREAKING NOW: Just moments ago, the news broke that President Joe Biden will issue a pardon for anyone who has ever been convicted of simple possession of marijuana in violation of federal law.
A criminal justice expert tells Reclaiming America that the total number of individuals will result in the largest number of pardons for a crime in United States history.
CNBC is reporting:
“President Joe Biden will pardon all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession, the White House announced Thursday.
“The pardons will also apply to anyone in the District of Columbia convicted of simple possession of marijuana, a senior administration official told reporters.” [emphasis added]
The New York Times adds:
“The pardons will clear about 6,500 people who were convicted on federal charges of simple possession of marijuana from 1992 to 2021 and thousands more who were convicted of possession in the District of Columbia, officials said. Officials said the president would urge governors to follow his lead for people convicted on state charges of possession.” [emphasis added]
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