Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas Weed Pardon Progress One Week Later

Almost a week has passed since the Municipal Mayoral Marijuana Pardon effort started and so far weed is still widely available and enforcement of the law has grown even more confusing.

This week we've seen just a bit of support for the weed forgiveness but not much excitement over the potential of reefer restorative justice . . . After the jump we share a quick round-up of news links on the topic . . .

The Troops Smoke Out Minor Convictions In Kansas City

Municipal marijuana pardons will 'open' options for veterans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Less than two weeks after Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas' office it would begin the process of pardoning misdemeanor marijuana convictions, more than a dozen applications have come in. And for homeless veterans, that move from Lucas could be a step toward getting back on their feet.

EPIC Weed Forgiveness

Thousands of Kansas Citians with minor marijuana charges could soon be pardoned

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Thousands of Kansas Citians with minor marijuana convictions in municipal court could soon get their records wiped clean. In a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Quinton Lucas will announce the details of his plan to launch the Municipal Marijuana Pardon Initiative.

Mayor Q Explains Weed Pardon

KC mayor talks about pardoning people with city marijuana convictions

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas talked Tuesday about the process to pardon people with city marijuana convictions.This was one of his campaign promises last year. Lucas said he will pardon many people who have been convicted of low-level charges of marijuana or possessing marijuana paraphernalia.The mayor said the pardon decision reflects America's changing attitude toward marijuana."We're going to make it more fair.

Kansas City Weed Weed Roll Up

Kansas City Launches Process To Help Clear Marijuana Convictions More Easily

As city and state governments across the country legalize marijuana, Kansas City's mayor wants to make it easier to clean the slate for people convicted of some cannabis-related offenses. Mayor Quinton Lucas introduced an online system Tuesday afternoon that lets people convicted on municipal marijuana possession charges in Kansas City ask for pardons - free of charge.

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