Committee hearing set for cannabis bill

FILE - Marijuana plants grow at GB Sciences Louisiana on Aug. 6, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. A proposed bill to legalize marijuana in Louisiana was short-lived, swiftly dying in committee Tuesday, April 25, 2023, before ever reaching the House floor for debate this legislative session. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

HILO, Hawai‘i — A bill that would legalize adult-use recreational marijuana in Hawaii on Jan. 1, 2026, will receive a committee hearing this week.