Pritzker Pardons 11,000 w/ Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

Pritzker Pardons 11,000 w/ Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

ILLINOIS (RFD) — The Governor has begun to pardon individuals who have low level marijuana convictions on their criminal records. Democrat JB Pritzker granted more than 11,000 pardons Tuesday as adult use cannabis became legal on January 1st. Pritzker says including misdemeanor expungment as part of the legalization of marijuana was key in bringing equity to people who bore the brunt of the war on drugs.

Pritzker says as the lawmaking process went on he met many people who have been held back from getting a good job or filling out a housing application because of a drug conviction on their record.

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James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

December 4 @ 7:30 PM Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor & His All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne and his band at Enterprise Center. ON SALE • Friday, August 27th @ 10am PRICES • $59.50, $79.50, $125.00 Click HERE to purchase tickets

Dream Theater

Dream Theater

POSTPONED!! Dream Theater with special guest Arch Echo at Stifel Theatre on Saturday, December 4th ON SALE • NOW PRICES • $24.50, $36.50, $51.50, $66.50 and $82 Click HERE to purchase tickets

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