BC-HI--Hawaii News Coverage Advisory, 9:30 am, HI
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MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION LANDSCAPE
NEW YORK _ To anyone who figured the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use ran along blue state-red state lines, a sudden setback for pot advocates in New Jersey may show the issue isn’t so black-and-white. By Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 800 words, photos.
HILO, Hawaii _ An updated draft of rules for short-term vacation rentals has been published by Hawaii County’s planning department. SENT: 260 words.
HUMANE SOCIETY-PRESIDENT RESIGNS
HONOLULU _ The head of the Hawaiian Humane Society has stepped down amid criticism of her leadership and handling of the organization’s euthanasia policies. SENT: 230 words.
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