Wisconsin GOP Leaders Kill 500+ Proposals from Governor, Including Legal Cannabis
It was an eventful day in the Wisconsin legislature, to say the least.
May 3, 2023
Justice Department Launches Pardon Certificate Application
The U.S. Department of Justice’s application makes getting proof of pardon a lot more simple.
March 7, 2023
U.S. Virgin Islands Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis
The U.S. Virgin Islands territory governor made history when he signed a bill legalizing cannabis.
January 20, 2023
Biden Mentions Freeing Prisoners with Cannabis Convictions in MLK Day Speech
President Joe Biden spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event where he discussed many topics, including civil rights, job growth, his infrastructure law, and pardons for federal cannabis convictions.
January 18, 2023
Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Pardons Over 2,500, Nearly 400 for Nonviolent Cannabis Offenses
The governor’s pardons include 395 under a program for nonviolent cannabis offenses.
January 17, 2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Pardons 10, Some Cannabis Convictions
Ten people received forms of clemency on old charges, some involving cannabis.
December 28, 2022
Oregon Governor To Issue Nearly 50,000 Weed Pardons
Gov. Kathy Brown of Oregon issued more than 47,000 pardons for minor marijuana possession convictions on Monday, continuing her efforts to institute criminal justice reforms in the state.
November 22, 2022
U.S. Sentencing Commission Estimates That 6,577 People Could Receive Pardons
The Biden Administrations has not yet released any details about how many simple cannabis possession offenders could receive a pardon, but the U.S. Sentencing Commission released a report that analyzes cannabis conviction data.
October 28, 2022
Indiana Gov. Will Not Be Issuing Pardons for Cannabis Offenses, Favors Expungement
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb cites expungement as a solution to helping people clear their records, rather than pardons.
October 25, 2022
Arizonans Benefitting From Biden’s Weed Pardons
More than 1,450 Arizonans with federal cannabis possession convictions will be pardoned under an executive order announced by President Biden earlier this month.
October 25, 2022