Hawaii Department of Health Cannabis Press Releases

DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health certifies Pharmlab Hawaii, LLC to begin testing medical cannabis
HONOLULU – Pharmlab Hawaii LLC, a private independent laboratory on Maui, has been given the green light to begin testing medical cannabis from Hawaii’s licensed medical cannabis dispensaries and registered patients and caregivers. The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) granted Pharmlab Hawaii a provisional certification after the laboratory successfully passed its final onsite inspection and […]

 

HDOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawai‘i Department of Health issues Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC notice to begin sales of medical cannabis to registered patients
HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has issued a formal notice to proceed to Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC today after the dispensary completed laboratory testing requirements and passed its final onsite inspection. Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC is the third licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the state (and the second on Maui) […]

 

DOH NEWS RELEASE: FIRST DISPENSARY RECEIVES APPROVAL FROM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO BEGIN SALES OF MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR HAWAI‘I PATIENTS
HONOLULU – Maui Wellness Group, LLC dba Maui Grown Therapies is the first licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the state to receive the green light from the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) to begin selling medical cannabis to registered patients and their caregivers. The Department of Health issued a formal notice to proceed to Maui […]

 

DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health certifies Steep Hill Hawaii to begin testing medical cannabisHONOLULU – Steep Hill Hawaii, a private independent laboratory on Oahu, can now begin testing medical cannabis from Hawaii’s licensed medical cannabis dispensaries and registered patients and caregivers. The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) granted Steep Hill a provisional certification today after the laboratory successfully passed its final onsite inspection and met requirements that demonstrate […]

 

DOH NEWS RELEASE: HAWAI‘I DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ISSUES ALOHA GREEN NOTICE TO BEGIN SALES OF MEDICAL CANNABIS TO REGISTERED PATIENTS
HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health issued a formal notice to proceed to Aloha Green LLC today after the dispensary completed laboratory testing requirements and passed its final onsite inspection. Aloha Green is the second licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the state, and the first on O‘ahu, to receive approval to begin sales of […]

 

DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawai`i Department of Health approves fourth dispensary to begin retail sales of medical cannabis
Noa Botanicals sets plans to open in October HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a formal notice to proceed to Mānoa Botanicals LLC dba Noa Botanicals after the dispensary completed laboratory testing requirements and passed its final onsite inspection. Noa Botanicals is the fourth licensed medical cannabis dispensary in the […]

 

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Hawai‘i unveils first cashless payment system for medical cannabis
HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and state Financial Institutions Commissioner Iris Ikeda announced a “banking solution” that allows Hawai‘i’s medical cannabis dispensaries to access financial services and use a cashless payment system. The solution makes Hawai‘i the first in the nation to have a cashless dispensary system. The state has secured the services of Colorado-based […]

 

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: First cash-free payment system for medical cannabis
WHAT:                     News Conference – First cash-free payment system for medical cannabis and cannabis-related services in U.S.                      WHO:                        Governor David Ige          Iris Ikeda, Hawai‘i Financial Institutions Commissioner, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs                           […]

 

HAWAII HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NEWS RELEASE: Officials to brief joint committees on progress of medical marijuana dispensary system
WHO:             House Committee on Health Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health WHAT:          Informational Briefing                        The purpose of this informational briefing is to discuss the process and progress on the implementation of Act 241, relating to medical marijuana, and to discuss best practices and identify areas of further policy development related to medical marijuana […]

 

DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii receives a grade of “B” for its medical marijuana program
HONOLULU –. Hawaii Department of Health has received a “B” and ranked the fifth highest in the nation for its medical marijuana program, based on a recent report card of new, regulated medical marijuana distribution programs issued by Americans for Safe Access (ASA). The national organization’s mission is to reduce barriers to medical cannabis by […]

 

DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health approves production centers for medical marijuana licensees on Kauai and Oahu
HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today issued Notices to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Manoa Botanicals LLC for their second production center on Oahu and to Green Aloha Ltd. for their first production center on Kauai. The licensees have met all requirements to begin growing marijuana at their approved […]

 

ACT 170, SB786 SD1 HD1 CD1, 7/11/2017
RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA Amends Hawaii Revised Statutes and Hawaii Administrative Rules to substitute references to “medical marijuana” and like terms with “medical cannabis” and like terms. Requires the Department of Health to make all conforming revisions to Administrative Rules upon their next amendment and to other documents and items by December 31, 2019. ACT […]

Medical Cannabis Day 2022

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Hawaiʻi Medical Cannabis Day Event is June 14th 4-8pm HST. Special thanks to Hawaiian Ethos for sponsoring Medical Cannabis Day. The purpose

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Medical Cannabis Day 2021

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn 2021 Hawaiʻi’s Medical Cannabis Day Event Recap Featuring Dr. Bonni Goldstein. Dr. Bonni will deliver our keynote address, “Cannabis is Medicine” followed

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