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Biden Puffs Out Some Pardons for Marijuana Possession Charges

President Biden has made one of his biggest announcements yet: he is pardoning all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession. How have elected officials reacted to the announcement? And what does this mean for the movements to decriminalize or legalize weed nationally? Keep scrolling to learn more.

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    Some Federal Marijuana Charges Pardoned

    Biden announced Thursday that the administration is pardoning all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana charges. The administration also plans to review marijuana's classification as a Schedule 1 drug. The federal government currently classifies weed as being in the category of the most dangerous and addictive drugs — and having no medical use. See below to learn more and to see reactions.

    President Biden announces he intends to pardon all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession.

    President Biden announces he intends to pardon all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession.

    What President Biden has just announced in the last few minutes is that he is going to Pardon all prior Federal offenses of simple marijuana …

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