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Andrew Yang vows mass pardon for all imprisoned non-violent marijuana-related offences

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Entrepreneurs and democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told a crowd in New Hampshire on Friday, he will pass away condemned a pardon every prison inmates, non-violent marijuana if he was elected.

The longshot candidate who has never served in political office, but has a loyal following of Fans who call themselves the “Yang Gang,” made the comments during an event in Concord, hosted by the ACLU of New Hampshire.

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“I’m going to mass pardon everyone in jail for non-violent marijuana-related crimes,” Yang said.

“The Americans now realize how our mass incarceration system is broken, and how much progress we need to make,” Yang said during his remarks.

The President has called on candidates for the legalization of marijuana throughout the country, writing on his website, “to resolve, We need to have this ambiguity, and the legalization of marijuana at the Federal level. This would improve the safety, social justice, and generate billions of dollars in new revenue due to legal cannabis companies.”

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The New York entrepreneurs – once the longest of long shots for the White house – is of the essence in polling and in the number of contributors to his campaign in the last few months. Earlier this month, he became the ninth candidate to reach the threshold values necessary for the third and four rounds of the Democratic presidential primary debates, which will take place next month and in October.

Fox News’ Rob DiRienzo and Paul Steinhauser contributed to this report.

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