A week after President Joe Biden called on the nation’s governors to pardon state-level cannabis possession convictions Governor Charlie Baker said no thanks, he’d stick with Massachusett’s current system.


Baker, who initially declined to say what he would do during his remaining months as governor, pointed to a 2018 piece of legislation he signed into law allowing individuals once prosecuted for marijuana-related conduct to seek out and erase their records.

“Anybody in Massachusetts who wants to expunge their record appropriately can do so now, under existing state law,” Baker said. “Massachusetts has passed an expungement law for anybody …

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