President Joe Biden praised Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) for following his example and recommendation by pardoning all simple marijuana convictions at the state level.
On Monday, Gov. Brown announced a pardon for prior offenses of simple cannabis possession impacting an estimated 45,000 individuals across the state and to forgive more than $14,000,000 in associated fines and fees.
This comes about six weeks after the White House announced the president will pardon all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession. In a Tuesday tweet, Biden wrote that all states should follow Oregon’s example.
Oregon is the latest state to pardon all prior offenses of simple marijuana possession, following my pardon of federal offenses and call to Governors to do the same in their states.
It's time to right our failed approach to marijuana. I urge states to follow Oregon's example. https://t.co/5m5aeaDStO
— President Biden (@POTUS) November 22, 2022
The Beaver State Governor, Brown, confirmed on Monday she will pardon prior offenses of simple cannabis possession impacting an estimated 45,000 individuals across the state and will forgive more than $14,000,000 in associated fines and fees.
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