Expunged Convictions


Wow what a possible birthday present

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Won’t apply to convictions in state courts.

But he is asking states to do the same.

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The for profit prisons are crapping themselves


What the hell is a federal possession of marijuana charge?

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There are about 6500 federal possession charges that were pardoned. The people with theses convictions won’t have to disclose which makes it easier for them to get jobs among other things.

He is also wants to change the classification.

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I believe it’s people arrested in DC

Makes sense. I know the DEA isn’t going around busting people for a dime.bag in their pocket.


I heard about 6500 federal plus a couple thousand in DC.

A federal possession charge is like 50kg or more.

I am super interested in which states follow suite! :face_with_peeking_eye:

Federal possession is for any amount

Federal Law Mandates Strict Penalties for Marijuana Offenses

The federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA) classifies marijuana as a Schedule I substance with a dangerous potential for addiction and no accepted medical uses. The federal penalties for possession of any amount of marijuana are as follows:

  • First Offense – Misdemeanor involving up to one year of incarceration and $1,000 in fines
  • Second Offense – Misdemeanor punishable by 15 days to two years behind bars and $2,500 in fines
  • Third and subsequent offenses – Misdemeanor or felony punishable by 90 days to three years of incarceration and fines of up to $5,000

Federal Marijuana Laws & Policies | McElfresh Law (criminallawyersandiego.com)

Most states who have legalized recreational have pardoned sentences related to marijuana possession. Not all, I don’t think, but many.

Can we get our money back. $2000 in fines and lawyers.