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August 19, 2016

Laboratory on Maui to Test Potency of Hawaiʻi Cannabis

A mainland-based laboratory is expanding to Hawaiʻi with a facility on Maui that will offer cannabis testing as the state's Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program gets underway.
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June 24, 2016

Maui Marijuana Dispensary Earns Highest Ranking

The Maui Wellness Group, LLC, received the highest ranking in the state out of the eight Hawaiʻi companies that were selected for dispensary licenses.
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April 29, 2016

Two Maui Entities Get Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensees

Maui Wellness Group, LLC and Pono Life Sciences Maui, LLC were announced today as the Marijuana Dispensary Licensees for the County of Maui. They are among a list of eight entities awarded licenses across the state to operate dispensaries in respective counties in Hawaiʻi.
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April 13, 2016

Marijuana Dispensary Selection Pushed to April 29

The panel had hoped to make their selection by this week Friday, April 15, but say they may need another two weeks to ensure all applicants have a fair opportunity to comply with statutory requirements.
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April 08, 2016

Panel to Select First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensees

The Department of Health will complete the mandatory review of the applications by the Friday deadline. The panel encountered delays related to the required fingerprinting and background checks of the applicants.
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March 21, 2016

Selection Panel Named for Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health has named five members to the selection panel for review of the first Medical Marijuana Dispensary licensees. The Department assembled the panel by identifying individuals with relevant experience and knowledge to review the applications and assist DOH in selecting the most qualified applicants. The list of panelists includes: H.... Read more »
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January 14, 2016

Hawaiʻi Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Now Available Online

The Medical Marijuana Dispensary License application for Hawaiʻi is now available online at mmjdisp.ehawaii.gov.
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December 15, 2015

Interim Admin Rules Posted for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The initial open application period for licensing begins Jan. 12, 2016 and closes on Jan. 29, 2016.
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May 18, 2015

Seminar: How to Open a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Hawaiʻi

The seminar comes following the passage of House Bill 321 in the state legislature, that legalizes medical marijuana dispensary systems in Hawaiʻi, including two in Maui County. The bill still awaits the governor's signature, veto, or passage without his signature.
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December 03, 2014

Hawaiʻi Medical Marijuana Users Urged to Renew Before Dec. 12 Blackout

The medical marijuana program in Hawaiʻi has been in operation for 14 years but is being transferred to the Department of Health, effective Jan. 1, 2015. In preparation for this transition, state health officials say there will be a planned blackout period from Dec. 12 to 31 in which no certifications will be issued.
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September 10, 2014

Public Hearings on Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensary System

The first of two public meetings will be held today (Sept. 10, 2014) to gather public comment on the proposed establishment of a regulated statewide dispensary system for medical marijuana.
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February 19, 2014

Briefing on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

An informational briefing will be held this afternoon to discuss pending house legislation on the proposed legalization of medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaiʻi.
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January 23, 2014

Bill Seeks Cultivation and Export of Marijuana from Hawaiʻi

A bill introduced at the state Legislature is aimed at developing a plan for the cultivation and export of marijuana in Hawaiʻi for sale in foreign jurisdictions where usage is legal.
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January 15, 2014

Speaker Souki Voices Support for Marijuana Dispensaries

House Speaker Joseph Souki of Maui called on his fellow lawmakers to look at creating a system of dispensaries where those in need can legally buy marijuana for medical purposes when prescribed by a doctor.
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June 25, 2013

Marijuana Advocates Celebrate Enactment of 2 Bills

Approved today were measures to move program oversight away from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Health, and to adjust the type and amount of medical marijuana a patient can legally possess.
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