Governor Ige Stops New Patients from Becoming Certified by Doctors

Hundreds of potential patients across Hawai‘i are asking how they can become certified to purchase medicinal marijuana while the state rests under the cloud of the coronavirus pandemic. The answer is — they can’t. On March 23, 2020, Hawai‘i Gov. David Ige issued Executive Order 20-01, which suspended part of the state’s controlled substance law […]

2020 Hawaii Federal Exemption Bill

Stay Informed Know Your Legal Rights

We’re starting the year with some letter writing. This one is about federal exemption from prosecution for all licensed Cannabis patients. Dr, Clifton Otto of Cannabis Healthcare Hawaii has drafted for your consideration a bill that would exempt Hawaii licensed Cannabis patients from federal prosecution. We followed up on this effort with a letter to […]

Stanton Oshiro = Hero.

Mike Ruggles was ready for court before he was arrested. He was continually denied a speedy trial. After four years, neither law enforcement or prosecutors were prepared. As you might imagine, the courts are busy. With ten percent of our island population (some say more) consuming Cannabis it must be tough to arrest everyone. Over […]

Intro to Hawaiian Ethos

Intro to Hawaiian Ethos

WITH HAWAIIAN ETHOS MEDICAL ADVISOR, STACEY MARIE KERR, MD Hawaiian Ethos Medical Advisor, Stacey Marie Kerr, MD, will be available to patients next week at three events open to the public. She’ll be sharing what Hawaiian Ethos is up to with Talk Medicine™ and Strain Hui™, tips on how to use cannabis as medicine, and […]

Hawaii Cannabis Awareness Conference Booths

Come meet us at the Third Annual Hawaii Cannabis Awareness Conference. We have two VIP booths on the trade show floor. We’re looking for donations to secure this large, 8×16 space. Choose entrance or stage side.   Contact the Hawaii Patients Union for details.

Medical Cannabis Day in Hawaii is June 14th

June 14th, 2000 is the day then Governor Benjamin Cayetano signed a bill into law forever changing the rights of patients in Hawaii. Patients continue to suffer in many ways but on June 14th we’ll celebrate the day that set everything into motion. SB0862 SD2 HD1 (HSCR 1319-00) 228 RELATING TO MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA. […]

Aloha Veterans Day

Hawaii Patients Union, llc

Mahalo a Nui Loa to all Hawaii Veterans for your contributions to society, business and our greater good. We appreciate your services and sacrifices to help keep and protect our freedoms. We’d also like to thank the thousands of Veterans Groups around the world that support Veterans who benefit from Cannabis medicine. Today is a […]

October Meeting Gratitude

October Hawaii Patients Union Meeting Special Mahalos to our presenters, Roger Christie, Eric “Drake” Weinert and Jeff Pollock for great information for patients. Lots of information exchanged. Roger Christie opened the meeting up, hearts first and provided insights into what economic freedom could mean for Hawaii. A lingering thought… 1.6 billion dollars worth of Cannabis […]

What We Do

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We provide education, outreach, advocacy and support services to patient members. We meet with key industry stakeholders,  legislators, county and state leadership and other Cannabis organizations. We share and educate communities throughout the Hawaiian Islands. We report performance outcomes, present and testify on behalf of patients on all islands, create awareness and understanding of patient […]

Living with Stage 4 Lung Cancer

Mahalo a nui loa to Hubert and Judy for sharing their Stage 4 Lung Cancer Story. Their hope is that this message will help others. Please share with anyone you know living with Lung Cancer.  Our relationship with cancer began 6 months ago. My husband, Hubert, hadn’t been feeling well for several months prior […]