Pennsylvania Governor Approves Cannabis Pardons

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Tom Wolf’s Push For Cannabis Justice Wolf initially announced the program to pardon cannabis offenders back in 2019, following his announcement that he backed fully legalizing recreational cannabis in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf just furthered his already-pro-cannabis public persona by announcing a round of pardons that includes those charged for nonviolent, cannabis-related crimes. Additionally, Governor Wolf and those who support legal cannabis in Pennsylvania are hopeful that it will provide relief to people of color, who are disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs. If this new, very preliminary legislation is passed, a provision within the legal language would expunge prior cannabis convictions for all those who are eligible. He has also made history for signing a lot of pardons during his time in office.

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf just furthered his already-pro-cannabis public persona by announcing a round of pardons that includes those charged for nonviolent, cannabis-related crimes. 

As of the time of this writing, Wolf has pardoned 310 people in total, and 69 of those people were part of a program that received expedited review in order to overturn...

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