The Act provides for the automatic review and expungement of any convictions or citations specific to marijuana-related offenses that have subsequently been decriminalized or legalized in the District of Columbia. It requires all cannabis-specific expungements to be processed by the courts by January 1, 2025.
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“An increasing number of Americans are choosing cannabis as a therapeutic option, and in many cases, they are substituting it in lieu of other potentially less effective and more harmful substances.”
NORML is saddened to report on the passing of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, the “Father of Cannabis Research.” He was 92 years old.
“Legalizing cannabis possession, eliminating criminal penalties for all ages, and creating a regulated market are huge leaps forward for Delaware,” said Laura Sharer, Executive Director of Delaware NORML. “Provisions afforded from the Justice Reinvestment Fund will begin the process of reversing decades of discriminatory, harmful, and fundamentally unfair cannabis laws by putting equity back into our communities.”
Biden’s Marijuana Pardon Certificates Are Important for All Americans, Particularly Those of Us with Federal Cannabis Convictions
The Justice Department has finally opened up the process for those seeking Presidential pardon certificates for past marijuana convictions. I am one of those Americans.
Oklahomans who engage in marijuana-related activities, but who are not registered in the state’s medical program will continue to face some of the strictest penalties in the nation.
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