By Joana Scopel, Benzinga on January 12, 2023
Some social justice advocacy groups in Hawaii are rallying in support of legislation to legalize, regulate and tax cannabis.
During a recent press conference alongside state lawmakers, an activist coalition called on Gov. Josh Green and the legislature to focus on criminal justice measures in cannabis legalization bills this session.
Legal cannabis presents “real opportunities for Hawaii to expand its economy and generate revenue,” DeVaughn Ward, senior legislative counsel at the Marijuana Policy Project, said.
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