Barriers to employment/promotion
Driver’s license suspension (21 states at least 6 months suspension)
47 states growing conviction or other marijuana related felonies person is barred from voting for a period of time, 6 of these states the bar on voting lasts for life
Misdemeanor marijuana conviction can result in a lifetime ban from the state. Only
felony drug offenses result in this ban; not robbery, not kidnapping, not even murder.
The U.S. has severe restrictions towards individuals looking to come into the country with
marijuana related offenses (even if conviction was not in the U.S.)
Disqualifies an applicant for naturalization, a visa, or temporary protected status