No judgement if you've been convicted of a cannabis offence pre-legalization but the good news is that today, you can finally apply for a pardon from the Canadian government and get that record clean!\nAccording to the Huffington Post, up to 250,000 Canadians are now eligible to apply for a free federal pardon that'll wipe most Canadian cannabis offence records from Canadian and American police and border patrol databases.\nBill C-93 was introduced in March 2019 and will allow "Canadians who have been previously convicted only of simple cannabis possession to apply for a pardon with no application fee or wait period, once their sentence has been served." The pardon will only be granted for offences that happened pre-legalization.\nThis morning in Montreal, Federal Justice Minister David Lametti detailed the finer points of this new initiative. He announced a simple five-step process that can be easily completed online.\nPardons will only apply to individuals who've been charged with "simple possession." As defined by the government, "simple possession generally refers to a criminal charge given by law enforcement for possession of a controlled substance, in this case, cannabis, for personal use with no intent to traffic."\nView this post on Instagram Who said that mondays are boring? 😎😎. 📷@herbhack A post shared by The Bong Face (@thebongface) on Apr 22, 2019 at 8:47am PDT\nAccording to CTV News, people convicted of simple possession before legalization faced up to six months in prison along with a $1,000 fine.\nPardons would typically cost $631 to apply and would be processed many years after, depending on the crime, according to Global News. Today, the Canadian Government will waive application fees and processing times.\nREAD ALSO: Family Feud Is Coming To Canada And You Can Apply To Be On The Show\nGranting pardons to "simple possession" cannabis offenders was one of Justin Trudeau's promises during his campaign to legalize marijuana. Still, experts are worried that pardons aren't enough.\nView this post on Instagram #weedgirls #weedjoint #cannabis #marijuana #weedporn #ganjagirls #sativa #indica #kush #hash #weedcommunity #weedart #420girls #420 #420life #weeding #weedmusic #weedculture #amsterdamweed #canadaweed #californiagirls #weedstagram420 #weedman #weedsociety #thc #cbd #canada #weedmemes #weedgrower #plant A post shared by lavin jude (@girls.do.420) on Jul 28, 2019 at 9:47pm PDT\nMany are calling on the government to grant expungements to cannabis offenders, according to Huffington Post. The main concern is that pardons can still be viewed by certain government agencies, cancelled by a parole board or the next government.\nView this post on Instagram Bonjour ... 📍N’oubliez pas de sourire De rire De pardonner D’aimer D’être heureux Prenez soin de vous Et surtout n’oubliez pas Que vous êtes formidables !! . . . #morning #goodmorning #goodvibes weed #weedporn #weedstagram420 #weeding #weedlife #weedsociety #weedmemes #weeds #weedmaps #weed🍁 #weedgram #weedgirls #weedculture #weedlove #weednation #moroccanblogger #exploremorocco #discovermorocco #morocco🇲🇦🌅 #moroccandesign #mydearmorocco #morochos #morochas #moroccanblogger #quebec #canadaweed #weedcanada #weedgirls420 #moroccangirls A post shared by Wee,D (@the_moroccan_weedsmokers) on Jul 23, 2019 at 12:23am PDT\nExpungements delete all traces of criminal offence across the board. The differences between the two are certainly vast and experts worry that pardons won't be respected.\nView this post on Instagram Last night we kicked off our 2019 town hall tour in Kamloops with some thoughtful questions and conversations about the things that matter most to you. No filter, no pre-screened questions. Get the link to watch in my story. We’re off to Regina for another one tonight! 🇨🇦 Hier soir, nous avons donné le coup d’envoi de notre tournée d’assemblées publiques de 2019 à Kamloops avec des questions et des conversations réfléchies sur les enjeux les plus importants pour vous. Aucun filtre, aucune question choisie à l’avance. Cliquez sur le lien pour la voir dans ma story. Nous partons à Regina pour tenir une autre assemblée ce soir! A post shared by Justin Trudeau (@justinpjtrudeau) on Jan 10, 2019 at 11:52am PST\nIf you were convicted of simple possession before legalization, you can now apply for a federal pardon!\nTo apply for a free federal pardon, please visit the official Government of Canada portal.