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Pennsylvanians with minor cannabis convictions can apply for an expedited pardon

BY: - October 2, 2019

The announcement comes less than a week after Wolf said for the first time he backs legalizing cannabis for recreational adult use.

Acquitted individuals still have a criminal record. This proposed law would change that

BY: - June 5, 2019

Rep. Joanna McClinton said she expects the bill could pass the House by the end of the month.

COMMENTARY

As Pa. considers cannabis legalization, lawmakers, Wolf need to put criminal justice reform front and center | Aryanna Berringer

BY: - April 28, 2019

I saw firsthand the damage that a cannabis arrest can wreak. We need to put those days behind us.

Pa.’s Board of Pardons sees spike in applications after eliminating fees

BY: - April 15, 2019

In the four weeks since Pennsylvania announced it would be free to apply for pardons, the number of ex-offenders asking the state to forgive their crimes has nearly doubled, data from the lieutenant governor’s office shows. The Board of Pardons, which makes recommendations to the governor to grant pardons and clemency or commute sentences, has […]