Petition Process to Add New Conditions

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 in Submenu

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, Hawaii Administrative Rules.

Petition to Add New Conditions in 2019

Click here to access the  2019 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 cannabis.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties viewing/downloading the form, please email us at: , please title your email as “PETITION FORM” and we will email it to you.

Petitions submitted by the deadline of February 20, 2019 may be included in the 2019 public hearing. Petitions submitted after the deadline may be considered the following year. Decisions on petitions received during this petition period are expected before the end of the year.

Petition to Add New Conditions in 2018

No petitions were submitted in 2018.

Petition to Add New Conditions in 2017

To view the petitions submitted by the June 16, 2017 deadline please click here:

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

To view DOH’s responses to the petitions submitted to add ALS and GAD please click here:

DOH’s Response to the Petition to add ALS

DOH’s Response to the Petition to add GAD

To view the notice for public hearing scheduled on September 20, 2017 please click here.


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