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Maryland Gov. Wes Moore Pardons Over 175,000 Marijuana Convictions

Gov. Wes Moore

Jimmy Williams Maryland Governor Wes Moore issued a sweeping executive order on Monday, pardoning more than 175,000 marijuana convictions. The order specifically impacts misdemeanor charges for individuals found guilty of possessing small amounts of marijuana. Of the pardoned convictions, over 150,000 are for simple possession of cannabis. Another 18,000 are …

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President Biden Grants Full Pardons To Six People

President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden granted full pardons to six individuals, the White House announced Friday. The individuals receiving pardons were mostly convicted of drug- and alcohol-related crimes as well as a woman convicted of murder for killing her abusive partner. “Today, President Biden is granting six full pardons for individuals who …

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Trump Issues Wave of 11th Hour Pardons

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President Donald Trump issued a wave of 11th-hour pardons and commutations late Tuesday night. In his last full day in office, ¬†President Trump issued pardons or communications to over 140 individuals. The lengthy list included his one-time political strategist, a pair of well-known rappers, a former top fundraiser, and a …

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