Program Updates

Posted on Jan 27, 2019 in Submenu

October 2019 The public hearing is scheduled for October 8, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Notice for October 8, 2019 Public Hearing August 2019 The public hearing scheduled on August 14 is cancelled. 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, ...
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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. Accepting Petitions to Add New Conditions in 2021-Petitions must be submitted by 4:30PM on Friday, April 30, 2021 2021 Petition Form Fillable Petition to Add New Conditions in 2020 Petitions ...
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NEW Program Update Newsletter

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Submenu

Medical Cannabis Updates – December 20, 2017 – Results of the 2017 Petition Process to add new qualifying debilitating conditions. Medical Cannabis Updates – November 30, 2017 – Includes information regarding the safeguards in place which protect the information of each and every one of our registered patients. Medical Cannabis Updates – October 31, 2017 ...
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Program Statistics

Posted on Dec 15, 2015 in Submenu

The Department of Health (DOH) issues roughly 1,500 -329 Cards each month. Registration into the program happens daily as new or renewal applications are processed and 329 Cards are issued. Thus, the number of valid program participants changes daily. On January 1, 2015, when DOH began administration of the program, there were 11,4021 (unduplicated) registered ...
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Tagging Guidelines

Posted on Aug 7, 2015 in Submenu

Effective July 18, 2015, all medical cannabis plants must be tagged in accordance with the DOH Tagging Guidelines. The person who has been designated with the DOH to cultivate cannabis MUST have a legible identification tag, in a form and manner as determined by the DOH, on each cannabis plants being cultivated. All tags MUST include ...
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New Medical Marijuana Rules On July 6, 2015, Governor David Ige approved the adoption of the DOH’s Chapter 11-160, Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), entitled “Medical Use of Marijuana” which became effective on July 18, 2015. Chapter 11-160, HAR, is now effective – all interested parties, patients and caregivers are advised to read through the new ...
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SB1291 was signed into law as Act 242 on July 14, 2015 and amends chapter 329 part IX by adding additional patient and caregiver protections that specifically address non-discriminatory requirements for the following situations: schools and landlords towards individuals based solely on the individual’s status as a qualifying patient or primary caregiver in the medical ...
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Sunrise Analysis on Marijuana Dispensaries

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force

Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 91, notice is hereby given that the Department of Health (DOH) will hold a public hearing for the proposed adoption of Chapter 11-160, Hawaii Administrative Rules, Medical Use of Marijuana. This proposed new chapter would establish the medical marijuana program at DOH, including the process for DOH to approve ...
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