Monthly Archives: January 2014

New Poll Shows that Support for Marijuana Law Reform Surging in Hawaii

We just finished a round of polling, and the data show that support for marijuana reform in Hawaii is surging. Read the report Here. Mirroring nationwide attitudes, a newly released poll shows sharp increases in support for overhaul of Hawaii … Continue reading

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Talking Points: HB2092 SD1

Below are a few talking points that may be helpful in preparing written or oral testimony about HB2092 SD1. For help on how to submit online testimony, click here. Recommended Address: Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Senator Rosalyn … Continue reading

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Talking Points: HCR74 / HR51

Below are a few talking points that may be helpful in preparing written or oral testimony about HCR74 and its companion bill HR51. For help on how to submit online testimony, click here. Recommended Address: House Committee on Judiciary Rep. … Continue reading

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How to submit online testimony

If you want to submit testimony for a bill that is scheduled for a committee hearing, here is what to do: First, visit the capitol website by clicking here. If you have not yet signed up for an account, you … Continue reading

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How to write to your legislators

At this point in the legislative session, most of our bills have been referred to their first committees. The next step is to encourage legislators to give them hearings, and to develop a relationship (if you don’t already have one) … Continue reading

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Big Island Talk Stories Covered in Tribune-Herald

Whether or not you had the chance to attend this past weekend’s talk story sessions in Hilo and Pahoa, you may be interested in reading the excellent piece covering them in the Hawaii Tribune Herald. We thank the Tribune Herald … Continue reading

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Petition Obama to Remove Marijuana from the DEA’s List of Drugs

You may have heard about Obama’s recent statements that marijuana is safer for individuals than alcohol. Our friends at the Marijuana Policy Project have put up a petition for president Obama to remove marijuana from the list of controlled substances. … Continue reading

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