Petition Process to Add New Conditions

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Submenu

In Hawaii, adding conditions requires an in-depth review of evidence-based documentation, and begins with thorough petitions prepared in accordance with section 11-160-7, Hawaii Administrative Rules.

Click here to access the form for qualified patients, doctors, and advance practice registered nurses to petition for additional health conditions for the DOH to consider adding to the existing list of conditions that benefit from medical marijuana.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties viewing/downloading the form, you may need to

  1. update your version of Adobe by visiting OR
  2. download the form using Adobe (Acrobat or Pro – NOT Adobe Reader) OR
  3. save the form to your desk top and open with Adobe (Acrobat or Pro – NOT Adobe Reader) OR
  4. email us at , please title your email as “PETITION FORM” and we will email it to you.


NOTE: Different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Explorer, Safari) may produce different results.  Some users report that Firefox allows the user to chose other programs with which to open the document (i.e. Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Pro).  If the browser you are using does not give you an option to open the document with either Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Pro, you may need to save the document to your computer first.


Petitions submitted by the deadline of June 16, 2017 will be included in the public hearings tentatively scheduled in September 2017 and, decisions on petitions received during this petition period are expected before the end of the year.