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A March Towards Change: Gov. Gavin Newsom Pardon Marijuana Offender from Conviction in 1998.

A March Towards Change Gov. Gavin Newsom Pardon Marijuana Offender from a Conviction in 1998. By M.W White Radt Editor  Despite Governor  Gavin Christopher Newsom's controversies, he is still hard at work for the people of California.  While in office, Governor Newsom has granted a total of 72 pardons, 79 commutations, and 20 reprieves; and one of those offenders was Dan Dogan. On made May,28,2021 Governor Gavin Nelson made an executive decision to pardon marijuana offender Don Dogan . Mr. Dogan says his life has been hindered far too long for smuggling a drug called cannabis from the Mexican border in 1998 and this is a big accomplishment.  F urthermore, a lot of law officials have the executive power to pardon worthy candidates. For example, former President Trump granted 237 acts of clemency during his four years in the White House, including 143 pardons and 94 commutations; which are said to be the fewest clemency in the U.S presidency. However 12 were marijuana offenders. Wh

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