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Medical Pot: Taking Your Medicine Can Get You Fired Flickr.com

Medical Pot: Taking Your Medicine Can Get You Fired

Cannabis advocates may try to strengthen patient protections in workplaces and public housing during the next legislative session.

HPD Won’t Force Marijuana Patients To Give Up Their Guns Right Away Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

HPD Won’t Force Marijuana Patients To Give Up Their Guns Right Away

But the department will continue to deny new gun permits to medical cannabis patients.

Hawaii’s Marijuana Scene Takes Center Stage At Kauai Conference Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Marijuana Scene Takes Center Stage At Kauai Conference

Politicians and industry reps attend the event in Poipu, where visitors wonder why the islands haven’t legalized recreational use.

Honolulu Police Tell Medical Marijuana Patients To Give Up Their Guns Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Tell Medical Marijuana Patients To Give Up Their Guns

Some say the department’s policy of sending letters to patients is an escalation of efforts to deny gun permits.

Does Marijuana Affect Your Sleep? Stokkete/shutterstock.com

Does Marijuana Affect Your Sleep?

In some cases cannabis seems to help, but the results are highly variable.

Medical Marijuana Sales Must Be Cashless Starting This Fall Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Medical Marijuana Sales Must Be Cashless Starting This Fall

Hawaii will be the first state to require that purchases of cannabis be done with a debit payment app instead of cash.

Hawaii Pot Shops To Reopen This Week Dank Depot via Flickr

Hawaii Pot Shops To Reopen This Week

Hawaii dispensaries are frustrated that the health department hasn’t been more open with the certification status of marijuana testing labs.

First Hawaii Dispensary Approved For Medical Marijuana Sales Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

First Hawaii Dispensary Approved For Medical Marijuana Sales

Maui Grown Therapies gets the green light from the state Department of Health.

Dispensaries Closer To Opening As State Certifies First Cannabis-Testing Lab Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Dispensaries Closer To Opening As State Certifies First Cannabis-Testing Lab

A Honolulu laboratory can begin testing the products that will be sold to medical marijuana patients.

Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Open Without Any Marijuana Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Open Without Any Marijuana

Licensed companies are still waiting for the Department of Health to certify labs to test the products before they can start selling