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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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January 18, 2013

Hawaii Marijuana Bill Seeks Legalization

The bill seeks to remove penalties for private adult marijuana possession, and establish a system in which the cultivation and sale of marijuana would be regulated and taxed in a manner similar to alcohol.
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January 10, 2013

Poll Suggests Hawaii is Pro-Marijuana Legalization

Voters in Hawai'i are open to the legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana according to the results of an opinion poll commissioned by the Drug Policy Action Group.
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January 09, 2013

New Study: Opinion Poll on Marijuana Laws in Hawai’i

With states now decriminalizing and even legalizing marijuana, where does Hawaii stand? Attitudes toward marijuana and marijuana laws is the subject of a statewide poll, the results of which will be discussed during a presentation tomorrow in Honolulu.
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June 14, 2011

ACLU to Hold “Stop the Drug War” Rally and Events

The event is one of two activities that were planned in apparent opposition to the 40th anniversary of the government's "War on Drugs".
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March 28, 2011

Medical Marijuana Compassion Center Bill Still Alive

The measure would create a five year pilot program for the dispensary in an unspecified county.
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February 14, 2011

Maui Police seek public backing on laws relating to Medical Marijuana

Members of the MPD will be distributing informational pamphlets today and tomorrow as apart of an effort to gain public backing on their legislative priorities for 2011.
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