Pritzker pardons over 11K people with low-level cannabis convictions Tuesday

  • Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker granted over 11,000 pardons Tuesday for people who had low-level cannabis convictions – one day before recreational marijuana becomes legalized in the state.
  • The governor was at Trinity United Church at 10 a.m. for the pardons, which have been anticipated for months.
  • The mass exonerations come less than 24 hours before the legalization of recreational pot sales in Illinois.

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