Polling from last month demonstrates that the measure has a good chance of passing in the deep red state.
The WNBA star was sentenced last week to nine years in a penal colony for possessing two ounces of cannabis oil.
More than two thirds of Democratic respondents backed legalizing cannabis, while GOP voters were split on the issue.
Though Biden supported decriminalization on the campaign trail, he’s only pardoned nine people for marijuana charges.
The House passed legislation to legalize marijuana earlier this month, but action has stalled in the Senate.
Democrats could give President Joe Biden the historic opportunity to finally end federal prohibition of cannabis.
Despite his campaign promises, President Joe Biden has pardoned two turkeys — and no people.
Maryland Democratic Sen. Chris Van Hollen claims Republicans were “ready to shut down the government” over the issue.
A measure to legalize medicinal cannabis passed in the state with the support of 66 percent of voters.
While previous bills have focused on federal charges, the HOPE Act provides funding for local expungement efforts.