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Biden to pardon all federal offenses of simple marijuana possession in first major step toward decriminalization.
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President Joe Biden is taking his first major steps toward decriminalizing marijuana, fulfilling a campaign pledge to erase prior federal possession convictions and beginning the process of potentially loosening federal classification of the drug.
The 28th annual Men’s March Against Violence is kicking off Thursday at Honolulu Hale at 11 a.m. And on Maui, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, participants can gather at the UH Maui college campus’ great lawn.
About 2.55 million middle and high school students in the US currently use e-cigarettes, researchers say, based on responses to a survey conducted earlier this year.
The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill insurrection announced Thursday that the panel’s next public hearing will be October 13 at 1 p.m. ET.
——— Island Weather Latest Forecast ———
Kaua’i will see the sun today with partly to mostly cloudy skies for the rest of the island chain. Scattered showers in the Highs 83 to 88. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge broke Roger Maris’ single-season American League home run record, hitting his 62nd blast of the year in a game Tuesday against the Texas Rangers.
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