Hawaii – Gov. Abercrombie Signs Two Bills Improving Medical Cannabis Program

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Senator Josh Green, Governor Abercrombie, Representative Della Au Belatti (speaking), Senator Will Espero

Senator Josh Green, Governor Abercrombie, Representative Della Au Belatti (speaking), Senator Will Espero

 

Honolulu – Patient advocates celebrated the signing of two bills to improve Hawaii’s 13 year-old medical marijuana program – the first updates to pass the legislature since the program began. Approved today were measures to move program oversight away from the Department of Public Safety Narcotics Enforcement Division (“NED”) and to the Department of Health (“DOH”), and to adjust the type and amount of medical marijuana a patient can legally possess.

 

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