White House Is Working On Cannabis Pardon Certificate Application

The White House is examining a draft application form for marijuana pardons certificates. President Biden promised this past October he will pardon all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession.

"No one should be in jail just for using marijuana," Biden said at the time.

More than 6,500 individuals with prior convictions for simple weed possession are supposed to be impacted by the pardons and thousands more to be pardoned under D.C. law.

While the relief was automatic, industry advocates fought for applications that individuals can use to get certificates as proof of granted clemency, reported Marijuana Moment.

“The application asks applicants to confirm that the petitioner is U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident who was lawfully in the country at the time the marijuana offense occurred; the alien registration or citizenship number of a lawful permanent resident or naturalized citizen applicant; information regarding …

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