Mike Bloomberg Calls For Marijuana Decriminalization And Expungements In New Plan

Mike Bloomberg Calls For Marijuana Decriminalization And Expungements In New Plan

Mike Bloomberg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, released a criminal justice reform plan on Tuesday that calls for the decriminalization of marijuana possession and mass expungements for prior cannabis convictions. The former New York City mayor—who has recently faced sharp criticism in recent days over a resurfaced 2015 recording of him defending controversial stop-and-frisk law enforcement tactics and racially disparate marijuana arrests—seems to be trying to repair his image on policing issues as primary season heats up. Among Bloomberg’s reform proposals is to “de-criminalize the use and possession of marijuana nationwide, commute all existing sentences, and expunge all records,” according…

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