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New state laws focus on justice system, guns, marijuana

  • DENNIS ODA / MAY 2019
                                Beginning Jan. 11 people carrying 3 grams of marijuana or less will not be charged with a criminal offense. Instead, they will receive a citation and be subject to a fine of up to $130. Pictured is 3 grams of pot.

    DENNIS ODA / MAY 2019

    Beginning Jan. 11 people carrying 3 grams of marijuana or less will not be charged with a criminal offense. Instead, they will receive a citation and be subject to a fine of up to $130. Pictured is 3 grams of pot.

Hawaii residents and visitors caught with small quantities of marijuana can rest assured they won’t be charged with criminal offenses under a new law that takes effect this year. Read more

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