Marijuana to Be Decriminalized in Hawaii Next Year
Marijuana to be Decriminalized
in Hawaii Next Year With Hawaii on board, pot is now
either decriminalized or legal in
over half of America's 50 states.
The "Aloha State" is one of 15 that has decriminalized marijuana
but not legalized it.
Under Hawaii's law, there is
still a $130 fine for carrying up
to three grams of the drug.
But serving jail time within state borders
has now been nixed.
Marijuana Policy Project, via statement Marijuana Policy Project, via statement Efforts to legalize
marijuana in Hawaii
have so far fizzled out.
Local reports say lawmakers are
concerned it could hurt the
state's medical dispensary system.
The program started
just a few years ago.