The president of the United States, Joe Biden fixed his position on the cases of people who are incarcerated in that country Simple possession of marijuana.
The American president considered that no one should be in prison for carrying or consuming Grass. At the same time Biden revealed: “Today, I am taking measures to end our failed approach. Let me expose them.”
Joe Biden broke down three measures to be able to put an end to the labeling -by him- “failed approach” of the neighboring country, in terms of possession and use of cannabis in the United States.
In a First point, the 79-year-old state representative, suggests pardoning all prior federal offenses for simple possession of pot. Biden notes: “There are thousands of people who were previously convicted of simple possession and may be denied employment, housing or educational opportunities as a result. My forgiveness will remove this burden.”
For him second point the head of the Executive of the United States addresses to the governors of the country asking them to pardon the simple state crimes of possession of the drug.
“Just as no one should be in federal prison solely for possessing marijuana, no one should be in a local jail or state prison for that reason either,” Biden said.
In the third and last point that Biden displays in his communication, through the social network of the little bird, shows that marijuana is classified in the United States at the same level as heroin, and more serious than fentanyl, which he said, Has no sense.
“I am asking to Javier Becerra, health Secretary and Human Services and the Attorney General to start the process of reviewing how marijuana is classified under federal law,” he revealed.
Without leaving the subject aside, Joe Biden pointed out that as federal and state regulations change, Significant limitations on marijuana trafficking, marketing, and sales to minors are still needed.
Finally, the president stated that the sending people to jail for possession of marijuana has changed too many lives, for conduct that is legal in many states. “That is before addressing the clear racial disparities around prosecution and sentencing. Today, we begin to correct these errors.”