Category Archives: History

International drug law reform expert to speak in Honolulu 11/1/13

The Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii is co-founder of the Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawaii – congratulations on 20 years serving Hawaii! “Celebrating 20 Years of Science, Reason and Compassion ” The Drug Policy Forum of Hawai`i’s 20th Anniversary Event Friday, … Continue reading

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta reverses position on MMJ, upcoming special: Weed

Watch the special, “Weed” on Sunday, 8/11/13: http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/bestoftv/2013/08/05/gupta-weed-promo.cnn   Read the article: http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/08/health/gupta-changed-mind-marijuana/index.html?hpt=hp_t2 In a stunning and personal reversal of his long-held skepticism of the health benefits of cannabis, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN apologizes for … Continue reading

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Governor Abercrombie to sign bills improving HI MMJ program

Tuesday, 6/25/13 – Governor Abercrombie will sign SB 642 and HB 668 to improve Hawaiiʻs medical marijuana program and move its administration to the Department of Health. These bills are the first improvements to the 13 year-old program since its … Continue reading

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Midweek Magazine profiles Dr. David Barton – “Medical Cannabis: Safe, Effective”

http://www.midweek.com/medical-cannabis-safe-effective/ A common-sense backgrounder on medical marijuana in Hawaii and the nation. Improvements to Hawaiiʻs law are needed to minimize government intrusion into the doctor-patient relationship and to improve safe access to the medical marijuana program for Hawaiiʻs patients. “Thankfully, the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawai’i (“MCCHI”)!

MCCHI is your support group–a free, private group for medical cannabis patients and caregivers – shaped by your needs. Listen, learn, network, and share best practices with others from around Hawai‘i and know that you are not alone! Join MCCHI … Continue reading

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