Pardons For Simple Cannabis Possession Convictions Now Available For Canadians

“I am very pleased to announce the coming into force today of bill C-93, an act to provide no cost, expedited pardons, for simple possession of cannabis. Starting today people who have a criminal record, only for simple possession of cannabis, can apply for a free no-wait pardon using this expedited process, making it easier to work, go to school, travel, and actively participate in our communities.” – Federal Justice Minister David Lametti