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Kauai Councilman Violated The Public’s Trust Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Kauai Councilman Violated The Public’s Trust

Derek Kawakami should have reported his interest in a marijuana dispensary business as required.

A Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Open Soon — Without THC Products Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

A Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Open Soon — Without THC Products

While it waits for the state to establish a product-testing system, Aloha Green will start selling cannabis products that don’t contain THC.

Kauai Councilman Fails To Disclose His Medical Marijuana Venture Flickr.com: Sharon Har

Kauai Councilman Fails To Disclose His Medical Marijuana Venture

In county documents, former legislator Derek Kawakami didn’t mention his involvement in a company challenging the dispensary license awards.

Why It’s Taking So Long To Open Hawaii’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why It’s Taking So Long To Open Hawaii’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The state legalized the use of cannabis as medicine 17 years ago, but patients still have no place to legally buy it.

Pot Decriminalization Has A Shot This Session, But Ige Wants To Wait PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Pot Decriminalization Has A Shot This Session, But Ige Wants To Wait

The governor wants to see how medical marijuana dispensaries work out first, but some legislators and advocates don’t see the connection.

Hawaii Dispensaries Can Start Growing Medical Marijuana Soon Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Hawaii Dispensaries Can Start Growing Medical Marijuana Soon

It’s still many months before the product will be for sale, but the state has reached a milestone that’ll lead to planting.

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.

From Wine To Weed: Keeping The Marijuana Farm Small And Local iStock.com

From Wine To Weed: Keeping The Marijuana Farm Small And Local

As marijuana prohibition comes to a close, states should consider ways of encouraging small farms to continue playing a role.
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.
Medical Marijuana Scores Released Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

Medical Marijuana Scores Released

The agency has no plans to share how each judge graded each application, and still hasn't released the scores for unsuccessful applicants.