As marijuana is increasingly decriminalized, social justice advocates are asking why people convicted of non-violent marijuana offenses are still behind bars. The United States is one of just 22 nations that doesn't grant "retroactive ameliorative relief," a.k.a relaxation of sentences, to those convicted of an offense that's later made legal. But hardliners like Attorney General Jeff Sessions oppose legalization as well as pardons for pot users and sellers. Should weed prisoners be freed?
Should prisoners serving time for marijuana be released?
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