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Permitting fines for pot crimes may not help many

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Lawmakers passed a bill to decriminalize marijuana possession of 3 grams or less. Aloha Green Apothecary sells 3.5 grams of cannabis, shown in the right hand, and 0.5 grams, in the left hand, in labeled prescription vials.

People caught with roughly three to five joints won’t be considered criminals under a bill awaiting Gov. David Ige’s signature, but it is unclear how many would actually benefit from the change. Read more

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