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Pot bill exempts those under 18 from penalties

By Gregg K. Kakesako

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 20, 2013

~~<p>People younger than 18 wouldn't face penalties under a Senate bill headed for a vote by the House that would decriminalize the use of small amounts of marijuana and set a $100 civil fine, Hono&shy;lulu police say.</p>
<p>Maj. Jerry Inouye,head of HPD's Narcotics and Vice Division, said, &quot;There are no provisions for penalties for juveniles under the age of 18.&quot;</p>
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People younger than 18 wouldn't face penalties under a Senate bill headed for a vote by the House that would decriminalize the use of small amounts of marijuana and set a $100 civil fine, Hono­lulu police say.

Maj. Jerry Inouye,head of HPD's Narcotics and Vice Division, said, "There are no provisions for penalties for juveniles under the age of 18." Login for more...



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