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Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by HonNL: 8:23pm On Oct 06
As I’ve said before, no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana.

Today, I’m taking steps to end our failed approach. Allow me to lay them out.

First: I’m pardoning all prior federal offenses of simple marijuana possession. There are thousands of people who were previously convicted of simple possession who may be denied employment, housing, or educational opportunities as a result. My pardon will remove this burden.

Second: I’m calling on governors to pardon simple state marijuana possession offenses. Just as no one should be in a federal prison solely for possessing marijuana, no one should be in a local jail or state prison for that reason, either.

Third: We classify marijuana at the same level as heroin – and more serious than fentanyl. It makes no sense. I’m asking @SecBecerra and the Attorney General to initiate the process of reviewing how marijuana is scheduled under federal law.

I’d also like to note that as federal and state regulations change, we still need important limitations on trafficking, marketing, and underage sales of marijuana.

Sending people to jail for possessing marijuana has upended too many lives – for conduct that is legal in many states. That’s before you address the clear racial disparities around prosecution and conviction. Today, we begin to right these wrongs.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by God1000(m): 8:26pm On Oct 06
Britney Griners is serving 9 years jail term in Russia for being in possession of this substance.

I think it should be regulated by the government, otherwise people will abuse it.

But I believe biden took this decision after a painstaking consideration.

But guys, Joe biden and buhari are of the same age and biden is doing well in America, biden's stamina and brilliance can't be compared to our own clueless president.

And for those calling me US bootlicker, I'm not, I just admire their greatness since there's nothing to admire here in Nigeria.
I like biden because of his compassion and tolerance, he embraces everyone regardless of race, gender and creed.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by inoki247: 8:44pm On Oct 06
lol igbo no dey Damage people na people dey Damage am....

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by iiifedimma(f): 8:45pm On Oct 06
This is well okay
Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by BigDawsNet: 8:45pm On Oct 06
Wow... Nice one President Biden

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Fireboy02: 8:45pm On Oct 06
EFcc left d group chat

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by tishbite41(m): 8:45pm On Oct 06
God bless him
AZ for life
The grass is greener

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by kaymart: 8:46pm On Oct 06
Possibly a decision taken to spite putin...

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by bhella10: 8:46pm On Oct 06
grin Like for MJ

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Toks2008(m): 8:46pm On Oct 06
Nice move
Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by fratermathy(m): 8:46pm On Oct 06
God1000:
Britney Griners is serving 9 years jail term in Russia for being in possession of this substance.

I think it should be regulated by the government, otherwise people will abuse it.

But I believe biden took this decision after a painstaking consideration.

Marijuana mainstreaming is here to stay. Societies are dynamic in the way they make and update laws. The use and possession of marijuana were criminalized in response to the social-economic realities at the time when those laws were made. Today, our reality is different, and laws must be updated to reflect these new realities and scientific discoveries.

I wish Nigeria had such a dynamic legislative process. We continue to perpetuate laws that were made when the world was different. Some of our laws are not in synch with modern realities, and anyone who tries to question this becomes the political enemy of the cabal that benefits from retrogressive policies and laws.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by TRADELYN: 8:46pm On Oct 06
President Biden is doing well despite his old age.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by oluwaseunamos33(m): 8:46pm On Oct 06
Hmmm. Nice. Clap for urself

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Thinkam: 8:46pm On Oct 06
grin democrats always chasing nigga votes, like they care about niggaas than Republicans.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Mhurfhy(m): 8:46pm On Oct 06
Thousands of Americans especially blacks will smile out of jail soon into the welcoming hands of their loved ones.. I love this news.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by remisus: 8:46pm On Oct 06
They've received mercy...

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Earlystar698(m): 8:46pm On Oct 06
Ondo state on the move to increase the production

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Docodes(m): 8:46pm On Oct 06
But Marijuana is bad and a gateway drug to all dangerous poisons undecided

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by OneEyedSnake: 8:46pm On Oct 06
Soon he will do same for all crack and meth heads since his son is a d0pe head.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by chriskosherbal(m): 8:46pm On Oct 06
Marijuana is a natural product made and created by God..for man's usage and consumption to help man defeat ailment that the biggest pharmaceuticals cannot..

Is shame that nations of the world are blind to this fact. Everything God made is good and man has no choice but to comply.

Watch Nigeria will begin to review thier stands with respect to marijuana cos thier big respected bro has changed steps . follow follow.

Btw were is slowmirr or whats his name again ...abeg tell ma say his boys don dey gbedu


Respect to Biden...and to MJ.

MODIFIED; I want to quickly correct a wrong notion flying on this thread...pls weed is not a drug but pure plant like water leaf, bitter leaf e t.c with it's innumerable nature benefit . ...SK,loud,Arizona, Colorado e.t.c are all drugs they are artificial/synthetic... meaning man has altered nature

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by olisefom: 8:46pm On Oct 06
A working country. How it continues to be an illegal plant in Nigeria beats my imagination. Something we a can easily grow and export.

We copied everything, now they have left us behind.

God give us leaders that can think and create wealth.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Clashhh1: 8:47pm On Oct 06
9ja should just legalise this shit cus with the way it is currently, weed is no longer recognised by Nigerians as illegal. It's everywhere like groundnut.
They can't fight it anymore man.

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Counterfeit: 8:47pm On Oct 06
Can Biden please, pardon the BAT for mistakenly flying into Nigeria?
Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Pwettylinda(f): 8:47pm On Oct 06
This doesn't include Tinubus drug case so urchins don't be quick to celebrate

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Brainlight: 8:47pm On Oct 06
BAT CAN DO BETTER...THAT BIDEN.... COKE WILL BE LEGALIZED.
Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by ButterBerry: 8:47pm On Oct 06
Western world are always the first to take the right step.
Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by owobokiri(m): 8:47pm On Oct 06
From homosexuality to free cannabis, the west is imploding without knowing it

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by Hustle4Naira(m): 8:48pm On Oct 06
Smokers go plenty for area....
And same way if you release sexual convicts......oh i can imagine

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Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by 66spirit(m): 8:48pm On Oct 06
Joeboy..
Re: Biden Grants Pardon For All Federal Convictions Of Simple Possession Of Marijuan by koolaid87: 8:48pm On Oct 06
Nice development Mister President.

People shouldn't be treated like cirminals because they possesses joint.

Alcohol don do damage pass am

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