420 with CNW — Illinois Announces 500,000 Marijuana Pardons, Expungements

January 8, 2021 04:25:20

Almost a year after Illinois launched its legal cannabis market, Gov. JB Pritzker announced that the state had pardoned and expunged the records of more than 500,000 people with cannabis-related offenses. This comes shortly after he pardoned more than 11,000 people with marijuana-related crimes. Making the announcement on the last day of the year, Pritzker said that clearing these records is part of an ongoing effort to correct the damage done by the decades-long war on drugs.

The war on drugs, which has been termed a failed policy, was particularly hard on communities of…


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