Hawaii could decriminalize the smallest amount of marijuana in the U.S. if a bill to remove criminal penalties for possessing three grams or less of pakalolo is signed into law.
House Bill 1383 would replace criminal penalties for possessing three grams or less of marijuana with a $130 fine. The bill also allows those charged with possession have their records expunged their records if the charge wasn’t related to other crimes.
The bill passed a final vote by both the state House and Senate and now moves to Gov. David Ige for his signature.