Very few pardons for pot possession granted since 2019 | Canada Tonight

Some Canadians with records for possession of cannabis who are seeking pardons say the country is letting them down. The drug has been legal in Canada since 2018, and a program to expedite pardons was introduced just one year later. Under it, only 845 pardons have been granted. Jack Lloyd, a cannabis lawyer, says the program was doomed from the start, suggesting that a program of expungement should’ve been introduced instead.

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