Dispensary Bill Now Law, Lauded by Advocates

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“Diligent efforts” by Hawai’i lawmakers praised Honolulu, Hawai‘i: HB 321 was signed into law by Governor Ige as Act 241 on July 14th, 2015. Act 241 establishes a framework for medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaiʻi. The Department of Health will establish administrative rules and procedures governing the program, with the first dispensaries set to open […]

Opinion poll on Hawaii marijuana laws finds voters open to “legalize, tax & regulate” strategy

Economist estimates state & counties stand to save/ generate an estimated $20M/year through marijuana legalization (Honolulu, Hawaii) With many states decriminalizing and even legalizing marijuana, where does Hawaii stand? Two new reports commissioned by the Drug Policy Action Group (“DPAG”) sought to answer this question, and the latest findings were presented at a January 10, […]