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Hawaii Lawmakers May Expand Definition Of Drugged Driving Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawmakers May Expand Definition Of Drugged Driving

A measure to ensure that driving under the influence of marijuana remains illegal also addresses other substances.

Edibles Could Be Coming Soon To Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Flickr: Larry

Edibles Could Be Coming Soon To Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Key Hawaii legislators in both chambers also support workplace protections for employees who consume medical cannabis.

Hawaii’s Medical Pot Program Struggling To Get Its Act Together Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Medical Pot Program Struggling To Get Its Act Together

The licensing and inspection programs remain very short-staffed, but pot shop owners are pleased by the state’s recruitment efforts.

Hawaii May Allow Tourists To Buy Medical Marijuana Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Hawaii May Allow Tourists To Buy Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers also may add vaporizers, more potent products and edibles to dispensaries’ product repertoire.

Hawaii Seeks Marijuana Business Banking Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Hawaii Seeks Marijuana Business Banking

Doug Chin is among 19 attorneys general asking Congress to allow companies to stop working on a cash-only basis
Time For Defiance Of Jeff Sessions’ Renewed War On Pot Flickr: Bob Doran

Time For Defiance Of Jeff Sessions’ Renewed War On Pot

The AG's attempt to turn back the clock on marijuana is the perfect opening for Hawaii to move ahead by legalizing it.
Federal Anti-Pot Move Derided As A ‘Reckless Prohibition-Style Decision’ Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2017

Federal Anti-Pot Move Derided As A ‘Reckless Prohibition-Style Decision’

Hawaii leaders oppose stronger federal enforcement. But one cannabis advocate sees a possible "silver lining."
Medical Pot And Veterans: Groups Offer Free Evaluations Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2017

Medical Pot And Veterans: Groups Offer Free Evaluations

The cost of getting evaluated usually far exceeds the price of the actual registration process for cannabis users.

Legislators May See Another Heavy Load Of Medical Marijuana Measures Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Legislators May See Another Heavy Load Of Medical Marijuana Measures

A legislative working group wraps up its recommendations for what should be considered at the session starting in January.

Cannabis Cardholders Increase, But They Aren’t Flocking To Dispensaries Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Cannabis Cardholders Increase, But They Aren’t Flocking To Dispensaries

A by-the-numbers look at the medical marijuana landscape now that dispensaries have opened on Oahu and Maui.