Right now, there’s a bit of a debate raging across British politics over what sort of approach would be the best one to tackle cannabis – but it seems as if one place in the UK has decided to step back and tolerate it.
In early October, President Joe Biden granted a pardon to all people convicted previously of federal offenses of simple marijuana possession.
US cannabis policy has been thrust to the fore after President Joe Biden issued a blanket pardon for Americans federally convicted of possessing small amounts of the drug.
President Joe Biden has pardoned all Americans who have been convicted at the national level of possessing small amounts of marijuana.
As an election issue competing against the immediacy of a global pandemic, an economic crisis, and a renegade in the White House, the legalization of marijuana was always likely to be something of a slow burn.
Voters in Oregon, where cannabis is already legal, also approved a measure addressing street drugs and another that sought to legalize psychedelic mushrooms’ therapeutic use.