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Vermont Governor Pardons 192 Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

Vermont Governor Pardons 192 Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

Vermont Governor Pardons 192 Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

On Jan. 3, 2016, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin issued pardons to 192 individuals who had previously been convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession.

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Is Clemency on The Horizon For Drug Convictions?

The New York Times reported on Friday, July 3, that President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens of nonviolent drug offenders during the next few weeks. But most drug convictions happen under state law. Is there any relief on the horizon for nonviolent drug offenders over-sentenced in state courts?


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