On Thursday, two Hawaii Senate committees passed a measure to legalize adult-use cannabis in the state.

The measure approved by Hawaii Consumer Protection and Ways and Means Committees will be discussed in the Senate next week.

About The Bill

SB 669 seeks to legalize marijuana for adults over 21 to buy and possess up to 30 grams of weed and grow up to six cannabis plants for personal use. It would establish a Hawaii Cannabis Regulatory Authority and will encourage small licensed growers across the state. However, "it’s likely to run into strong opposition in the state House," per Hawaii News Now.

The measure aims to avoid large companies …

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