Hawaii's marijuana decriminalization bill just became law — here's what that means for employers
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 () House Bill 1383, which decriminalizes the possession of certain amounts of marijuana, became law on Tuesday without Gov. David Ige's signature. The new law replaces takes possible jail time off of the table for possession of three grams or less of marijuana, and instead replaces it with a $130 fine. But what does this mean for Hawaii's employers? "Under Hawaii law there is a provision saying that an employer can consider an individual's criminal record in the hiring process," Ryan Sanada, director…
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