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Hawaii Medical Marijuana
Hundreds Wanted A Piece Of The Action In Hawaii Pot Dispensaries PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hundreds Wanted A Piece Of The Action In Hawaii Pot Dispensaries

Almost 500 people connected with more than 50 entities sought approval to run dispensaries, including lawyers, lobbyists and politicians.

Pot Dispensary Scores Released Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Pot Dispensary Scores Released

The Hawaii Health Department has released the point totals awarded to applicants for medical marijuana licenses.
Woody Harrelson Wants To Grow Weed In Hawaii Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Woody Harrelson Wants To Grow Weed In Hawaii

Fifty-nine companies applied for eight licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana in Hawaii.
Hawaii Medical Marijuana Growers Could Save Millions By Using Greenhouses iStock.com

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Growers Could Save Millions By Using Greenhouses

If upcoming rules preclude greenhouses, entrepreneurs would be forced to use vast amounts of electricity.
Meet The New Head of Hawaii’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Meet The New Head of Hawaii’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program

Margaret "Peggy" Leong, an attorney and former parish administrator, is leading the state's new medical cannabis dispensary program.
Medi-Pot For Anxiety, Insomnia? Hawaii Lawmakers Looking At More Changes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Medi-Pot For Anxiety, Insomnia? Hawaii Lawmakers Looking At More Changes

It took 15 years to evolve from legalizing medical marijuana to allowing dispensaries, but additional changes could come much quicker.
Most Marijuana Patients Older Than 56 Flickr.com

Most Marijuana Patients Older Than 56

The Hawaii Department of Health has released new data on the patients using medical cannabis.
Public Won’t See Medical Marijuana Dispensary Rules Until January Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Public Won’t See Medical Marijuana Dispensary Rules Until January

As Hawaii's Department of Health sets up a dispensary program, it struggles with a backlog of 1,000 applications for medical marijuana cards.
Hawaii Attorneys Allowed to Help Medical Marijuana Industry Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Hawaii Attorneys Allowed to Help Medical Marijuana Industry

The state Supreme Court has changed a rule to permit attorneys to provide legal services to clients who want to grow and sell medical cannabis.
Pod Squad: The Legal Issues of Hawaii’s Medi-Pot Industry April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Pod Squad: The Legal Issues of Hawaii’s Medi-Pot Industry

As Hawaii moves to put in place medical marijuana dispensaries, legal challenges remain. Legal experts talk about what's going on.
Hawaii Supreme Court Seeks Input on Whether to Change Medi-Pot Rules Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Supreme Court Seeks Input on Whether to Change Medi-Pot Rules

The justices consider a change after nearly two dozen attorneys requested the ability to help clients who want to establish dispensaries.
Carlisle, Louie Join Call for Court to Allow Attorneys to Serve Medi-Pot Firms Michael Levine/Civil Beat

Carlisle, Louie Join Call for Court to Allow Attorneys to Serve Medi-Pot Firms

A former Honolulu mayor and a former state attorney general ask the Hawaii Supreme Court to permit lawyers to serve medical marijuana dispensary applicants.