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A Dozen of Marijuana Offenders Granted Pardon Hours Before Trump's Departure from The White House

      H ours before Trump was departing The White House he managed to pardon 143 federal prisoners. Trump's choices shock many however he gave a new meaning to Second Chances. Granting Pardons is one form of clemency that all presidents have taking advantage of. Presidents are able and willing to pardon anyone serving a federal sentence. From bank robbers, fraudsters, and high-profile rappers- none of them takes the cake like releasing and non-violent marijuana offender.  Furthermore, former President Donald Trump managed to release dozen non-violent marijuana offenders amongst the 143. These marijuana offenders have served a combined of more than 40 years behind bars. Some would ask why are there still marijuana offenders when we reach a new climate of cannabis laws. Well, some would call it bad luck to still be serving time for crime that non-existent. Others would call it our broken justice system. However, 2021 is looking mighty different for these 12 marijuana offenders going