Category Archives: Legal

New resource: Changes and Clarifications to Hawaiiʻs Medical Cannabis Program

http://mcchi.org/resource-changes-clarifications-to-hawaiis-medical-marijuana-program/

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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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Hnl Civil Beatʻs Chad Blair: Itʻs High Time to Legalize Pot

http://www.civilbeat.com/posts/2013/09/30/20015-chad-blair-its-high-time-to-legalize-pot/ (no login needed) “Hawaii is one of 20 states along with the District of Columbia that have made legal the use of medical marijuana, although the program has been imperfect. This year, however, the Hawaii Legislature took a major step in recognizing that med … Continue reading

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Upcoming FAQ on MMJ Law updates, your input requested

The Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawaii is developing a “frequently asked questions” section about the two new bills (HB 668/Act 177 and SB 642/Act 178), both of which do not take effect until right after New Year, 2015. The ink is … 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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Hawaii justices reject conviction of cannabis user

Breaking story by the Honolulu Star Advertiserʻs Ken Kobayashi (sorry, it is behind a paywall…will post more links as other news sources also cover the story): “The Hawaii Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Hawaii island medical marijuana … 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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