Not one had secured a hearing before an committee that is assigned of press-time Thursday. Feb. 19 could be the due date for many bills called to one or more committee to go with their last committee. Bills described three committees must achieve their 2nd committee by Feb. 11.
House Bill 7 would legalize the use that is personal possession, and sale of marijuana in a specified quantity for those 21 and older, establish a means for licensing marijuana establishments, and subject marijuana sales to excise and income taxes.
Among its introducers were by Big Island Reps. Jeanne Kapela (D-South Kona, Ka‘u), Nicole Lowen Kona that is(D-North) Mark Nakashima (D-Hamakua, Hilo) and Richard Onishi (D-Hilo). It is often described three committees, but had yet to secure a hearing at the time of press-time Thursday.
It also notes tax revenues from other states that have legalized use that is recreational including Colorado, which includes gathered $1.41 billion in profits since 2014. [Read more at Hawaii Tribune-Herald]