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Cheech & Chong: Trump Is An ‘Aptitude Test’ For Voters Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Cheech & Chong: Trump Is An ‘Aptitude Test’ For Voters

Civil Beat interviews the iconic stoners on legalization, medical marijuana and Donald Trump.
Hawaii Nurses May Soon Be Able To Certify Medical Marijuana Patients Courtesy of Brett Levin via Flickr

Hawaii Nurses May Soon Be Able To Certify Medical Marijuana Patients

The Hawaii Legislature updated its medical cannabis law, but advocates say there's more work to be done.
Kauai Medical Marijuana Licensee Accused of Stealing $375K Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Kauai Medical Marijuana Licensee Accused of Stealing $375K

Justin Britt, the sole dispensary licensee on Kauai, said in a filing that the suit by his business partner is baseless.
Hawaii Selects Eight Companies To Grow And Sell Medical Marijuana Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Selects Eight Companies To Grow And Sell Medical Marijuana

UPDATED: Many high-profile applicants including Woody Harrelson and Tetris-designer Henk Rogers didn't make the cut.
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Announcement Delayed Until April 29 Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Announcement Delayed Until April 29

Hawaii law requires the Department of Health to name its licensees on April 15, but the agency said it won't meet that deadline.
Hawaii May Delay Announcement Of Medical Marijuana Licensees Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Hawaii May Delay Announcement Of Medical Marijuana Licensees

One member of a panel to select eight companies to grow and sell medical cannabis has dropped out, and the state says it needs more fingerprinting information from applicants.
Here’s Who Will Choose Hawaii’s Medical Marijuana Distributors Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s Who Will Choose Hawaii’s Medical Marijuana Distributors

The state Health Department appoints five people to a panel that will have just four weeks to select eight winners from among 66 applicants.
What’s Up With Panel To Award Medical Pot Dispensary Licenses? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What’s Up With Panel To Award Medical Pot Dispensary Licenses?

The law requires the work to be done by April 15, but the Hawaii Department of Health still hasn't formed the selection committee.
Hawaii Cuts Wait Time For Medical Marijuana Cards Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Cuts Wait Time For Medical Marijuana Cards

But will the state Health Department be able to keep up with the expected increase in applications once dispensaries open?
State To Release Names of Panelists Awarding Medical Marijuana Licenses Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State To Release Names of Panelists Awarding Medical Marijuana Licenses

The Department of Health initially refused to identify who will serve on the selection committee. It issued additional policy details Friday.