31st Legislature, 2021
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HB238       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO CANNABIS.
Report Title: Cannabis; Recreational Use; Legalization; Regulation; Taxation
Description: Authorizes persons 21 years of age or older to possess or use limited amounts of cannabis for recreational purposes. Authorizes the licensing, regulation, and taxation of cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, testing, and retail sales facilities. Specifies that only existing medical cannabis dispensary licensees may apply for licensure as a cannabis establishment, but may be permitted to establish additional retail dispensing locations. Allocates an unspecified percentage of general excise tax revenues derived from retail cannabis sales transactions to the counties. Specifies the application and non-application of the Internal Revenue Code to expenses related to the production and sale of cannabis and cannabis products for state income tax purposes. Amends certain provisions of the penal code relating to offenses involving marijuana and expands the affirmative defense to prosecution to include persons acting in accordance with the new part in Chapter 329, HRS, created by Section 2 of this Act. Repeals limitations on authorized sources of medical cannabis.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HHH, JHA/CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): D. KOBAYASHI, KAPELA, PERRUSO, TAM, TARNAS, TODD, WILDBERGER, Sayama

Sort by Date Status Text
1/21/2021HPending introduction.
1/22/2021HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2021HReferred to HHH, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 1
2/2/2021HRe-referred to HHH, JHA/CPC, FIN, referral sheet 4

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HB238




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