Let the Countdown Begin: Hawaii Joins Four Other States Considering Marijuana Legalization Measures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The States currently considering legalization are: HawaiiMainePennsylvaniaRhode IslandVermont.

Prediction: More to Come in 2013. Let you legislatures know: YOU want YOUR state to be on that list! . . . EDITOR

 

From NORML

by Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director

January 22, 2013

Representative Joseph Souki, Chair of the Hawaiian House Committee on Transportation and House Speaker Emeritus, hasintroduced legislation that would make Hawaii the third state to legalize and regulate the adult use of marijuana.

House Bill 150 would legalize the possession of up to an ounce or less of marijuana by adults over the age of 21, in addition to allowing for the licensing and regulation of marijuana retail stores, as well as cultivation and manufacturing centers.

Polling conducted this month by the ACLU of Hawaii found that 57% of Hawaiians support taxing and regulating marijuana and only 39% were opposed. . . . Read Complete Report

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