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Gabbard Urges Congress to Pass Federal Decriminalization Bill

Tulsi Gabbard Urges Congress to Pass Federal Decriminalization Bill

Tulsi Gabbard Urges Congress to Pass Federal Decriminalization Bill

When the House of Representatives convened for its Morning Hour on March 21, 2017, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, took to the floor to urge House members to support H.R. 1227, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act.

VIDEO: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls for Federal Decriminalization of Marijuana

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Continuing her commitment to common sense criminal justice reform, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) spoke on the House floor today urging Congress to pass bipartisan legislation to federally decriminalize marijuana.

Legislation Introduced to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana

Legislation Introduced to Decriminalize Marijuana Federally

On Feb. 27, 2017, Congressman Tom Garrett, R-Va., introduced the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017,” to the House of Representatives. If passed, the bill, H.R. 1227, would decriminalize marijuana federally by removing it from the federal controlled substances list.

Aloha Spirit Spreads: Fourth Dispensary Greenlit to Grow in Hawaii

Aloha Spirit Spreads: Fourth Dispensary Greenlit to Grow in Hawaii

The Hawaii State Department of Health is on roll with its approvals for licensees to start growing medical marijuana. On Feb. 14, 2017, the DOH announced that Pono Life Sciences Maui had been approved to commence its marijuana cultivation operation, making it the second dispensary in Maui and the fourth dispensary in the state to be approved.

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Hawaii Department of Health Approves Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC to Acquire and Cultivate Medical Marijuana

HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today issued a Notice to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC for their production center on Maui.

Hawaii Approves Third Dispensary to Start Growing Medical Marijuana

Hawaii Approves Third Dispensary to Start Growing Medical Marijuana

On Feb. 9, 2017, the Hawaii State Department of Health announced that Manoa Botanicals has been approved to start its marijuana cultivation operation, making it the second dispensary in Oahu and the third dispensary in the state to receive such approval.

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Hawaii Department of Health Approves Manoa Botanicals LLC to Acquire and Cultivate Medical Marijuana

HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hawaii State Department of Health today issued a Notice to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Manoa Botanicals LLC for their production center on Oahu.

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Sapphire Risk Advisory Group Selected as the Security Consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sapphire Risk Advisory Group has been selected as the security consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition. Florida is one of the newer States to legalize Medical Marijuana joins over 28 other States in this growing industry.

Aloha Growth: Dispensaries in Hawaii Approved to Start Cultivating

Aloha Growth: Dispensaries in Hawaii Approved to Start Cultivating

On Feb. 1, 2017, the Hawaii State Department of Health announced that Aloha Green Holdings and Maui Grown Therapies have been approved to commence their cannabis cultivation operations, making them the first two dispensaries in the state to receive such approval.

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Hawaii Department of Health Approves Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Acquire and Grow Marijuana for Medical Purposes

HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Two medical marijuana dispensaries are the first to receive approvals to acquire and grow marijuana for medical products in Hawaii. The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensing Program today issued Notices to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Maui Wellness Group, dba Maui Grown Therapies for a production site on Maui, and Aloha Green Holdings, Inc. for a production site on Oahu.

Court Rules Native American Church Not Exempt From MJ Laws

Court Rules Native American Church Not Exempt From MJ Laws

On Nov. 28, 2016, the United States Supreme Court refused to take up an appeal filed by a Native American church in Hawaii that was seeking exemption from federal marijuana laws, upholding a previous decision made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Hawaii Department of Health Contracts with BioTrackTHC™ to Implement Medical Marijuana Seed-to-Sale Tracking and Traceability System

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Hawaii State Department of Health has signed a contract with BioTrackTHC™, formally authorizing the company to begin work on the development and deployment of the BioTrackTHC™ integrated tracking and traceability software system for the state’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensing Program.

Hawaii's Lack of Medical Marijuana Labs Delays Opening of Dispensaries

Hawaii’s Lack of Medical Marijuana Labs Delays Opening of Dispensaries

Potential medical marijuana patients in Hawaii can now be certified by licensed physicians or ARPNs, but none of the eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries were approved by July 15, 2016, the Department of Health’s opening day for dispensaries, to serve them.

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Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Pull in $38 Million in First Year

A report from the Hawaii Dispensary Alliance says the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries could produce revenues between $12 million and $38 million during their first year of operation, according to an Associated Press article. By 2018, dispensaries could bring in $80.5 million as registered patients grow from 14,000 to as many as 40,000.

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Marijuana Infraction Enforcement Nearly 4 Times More Severe for Black Californians and 1.5 Times More Severe for Latino Californians than for Whites, Finds New DPA and ACLU Report

OAKLAND, Calif., May 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — New data analyses conducted by the Drug Policy Alliance and ACLU of California find that racial disparities in marijuana policing have persisted, following the reduction of low-level marijuana possession from a misdemeanor to an infraction in 2011.

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High in Hawaii: Cheech and Chong Talk Marijuana and Donald Trump

On May 5, 2016, Honolulu Civil Beat released an interview with Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, with the comedic duo discussing marijuana legalization and Donald Trump. Cheech and Chong were in Honolulu as a part of their national tour.

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Woody Harrelson Will Not be Opening a Marijuana Business in Hawaii

The State of Hawaii has rejected actor Woody Harrelson’s application to open a pot business, Reuters reported on April 29, 2016. The Oscar nominee’s Simple Organic Living LLC had applied for a license to start a medical marijuana dispensary in January 2016, but the company was not on a list of eight approved applications.

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Hawaii Department of Health to Announce Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensees by April 29

HONOLULU, Hawaii, April 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Hawaii State Department of Health is reviewing the criminal history records of applicants for the Medical Marijuana Dispensary licenses after announcing last week that applicants were given notice to provide consents and submit fingerprints.

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensee Selection Continues with Change in Selection Panel and Start of Fingerprint Background Checks

HONOLULU, April 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Hawaii State Department of Health is preparing for the selection of the first licensees for the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program by next week Friday. In the interest of full disclosure and transparency, the Department is notifying the applicants and the public of some recent developments.

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Hawaii Names Selection Panel for Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

On March 21, 2016, the Hawaii State Department of Health named five members to the selection panel tasked with reviewing medical marijuana dispensary license applications and assisting the DOH in selecting dispensary licensees.

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Hawaii Department of Health Announces Members of Selection Panel for Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses

HONOLULU, March 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has named five members to the selection panel for review of the first Medical Marijuana Dispensary licensees.

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Eco Science Solutions, Inc. Announces 1 Million Share Buyback and Cancellation as Part of Its Ongoing Stock Buyback Program

MAUI, Hawaii, Feb. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Eco Science Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: ESSI), a vertically focused e-commerce company in the cannabis industry, today announced that it has formally completed and canceled 1,000,000 shares of common stock, thus enhancing shareholders present-day equity value in the Company.

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Cannabis Compliance 101 in Hawaii: Presented By MJ Freeway & The NCIA

DENVER, Dec 8., 2015 /Weed Wire/ — National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), alongside leading cannabis industry software and service provider MJ Freeway, will host “Cannabusiness Compliance 101,” a 3.5-hour seminar on December 9th in Honolulu, HI.

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Illegal Pot Farms Poison Public Land

Supporting a legitimate industry sometimes takes shutting down the dark side. The Department of Justice has made preventing illegal marijuana cultivation on tribal and public lands one of its top enforcement priorities.


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