Overturning Marijuana Convictions in Pennsylvania

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Can your marijuana charges be expunged? Can you be pardoned for a marijuana conviction in Pennsylvania? The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons (BOP) recently established an expedited review program for non-violent marijuana-specific convictions, including possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use, DUI of medical-marijuana, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (PWID). While applicants …

Decriminalization of Marijuana in Pennsylvania

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What is the current marijuana / cannabis decriminalization and legalization status in Pennsylvania? In Pennsylvania, recreational marijuana, or cannabis, is still illegal, although several cities have passed ordinances decriminalizing marijuana. Several cities have decriminalized marijuana, including Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Steelton, York, State College, Erie, Lancaster, Bethlehem and Upper Darby Township. Even so, arrests for marijuana …

Marijuana and DUI in Pennsylvania

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DUI of Marijuana / Cannabis in Pennsylvania Information on What Happens When Charged with DUI of Marijuana in Pennsylvania While many counties in Pennsylvania have begun relaxing marijuana laws and penalties for possession, when it comes to driving under the influence of cannabis, Pennsylvania’s DUI law is incredibly strict. Driving while under the influence of …

Pardons for Marijuana Convictions in Pennsylvania

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New Expedited Review Program for Pardons on Non-Violent Marijuana Specific Convictions A recent update to the pardoning system in Pennsylvania can benefit anyone who has been convicted of non-violent marijuana charges. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is encouraging anyone who has been convicted of non-violent marijuana offenses to apply for a pardon. This expedited pardons …