Hawaii’s Governor David Yutaka Ige announces all cannabis dispensaries in Hawaii will be capable of accepting cashless payments for cannabis products.
One Maui medical marijuana dispensary is just months away from growing phase Marijuana soon coming to Hawaii- Maui Wellness Group, one of two licensed medical marijuana dispensaries on Maui, announced Wednesday that its first medical cannabis dispensary will be in the Maui Lani Village Center with a company official saying that the Health Department has
By Rob Kampia | Published in The Huffington Post The marijuana policy reform movement reached a significant milestone this month when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the nation’s fifth-largest state. With medical marijuana officially on the books in Illinois — as well as in New Hampshire, where a similar bill
The Associated Press | May 12, 2011 HONOLULU (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union says Hawaii ‘s government has answered its demand to change ”heavy-handed” medical marijuana policies. The ACLU of Hawaii announced Tuesday that the Department of Public Safety will no longer prohibit physicians who prescribe marijuana from performing house calls. The group
Police take 1 1/2 hours to respond to a 911 call for help, then blame the patient By Thomas | Published in Hawaii News Daily [/caption]On December 28, 2010, in the Hawaiian Acres subdivision, medical marijuana patient Brad Snow caught a man in his yard stealing his medical marijuana plants. He immediately called 911, and
By Tracy Breton | Published in The Providence Journal Fifteen states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medicinal marijuana: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. But the laws allowing it in three of those locations Arizona, New Jersey and the District of
Seven months have now gone by, and still Roger sits in the Federal Detention Center. No contact with anyone except his public defender. He has access to the Corrlinks email system, but no internet. His girlfriend is NOT his wife so she cannot visit him. And even if they were married, she could ill afford the $200 plus roundtrip airfare to Oahu. He relies on the Cannabis Charity Foundation to send him $600 month so he can make 5 minute phone calls, use Corrlinks, buy postage for snail mail and a few nickels for the prison commissary.
In Hawaii, state lawmakers are looking to make more medical marijuana available, and seeking the advice from exemplary states that already have the medicine available to patients.
One idea they are leaning towards is allowing a caregiver to grow for more than one patient, which is the current situation now.