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Hawaii Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Hawaii Governor David Ige has signed House Bill 321 into law, legalizing medical cannabis dispensaries throughout the state. The measure was signed on Tuesday, and went into effect on Wednesday. The proposal, which was approved 24 to 0 in the Senate, and 38 to 13 in the House of Representatives, legalizes the distribution of medical …

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Hawaii Governor Plans to Sign Bill Legalizing Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Hawaii Governor David Ige plans to sign House Bill 321 into law, legalizing medical cannabis dispensaries throughout the state, according to a spokeswoman for the governor. The proposal, which was approved 24 to 0 in the Senate, and 38 to 13 in the House of Representatives, will legalize the distribution of medical cannabis through state-licensed …

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Hawaii Legislature Passes Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries, Bill Heads to Governor

After months of discussion and debate, Hawaii’s full Legislature has given approval to House Bill 321, a proposal to legalize the cultivation and distribution of medical cannabis through state-sanctioned production centers and dispensaries. The bill was approved unanimously, 24 to 0 in the Senate, and 38 to 13 in the House of Representatives. Specifically, the …

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Hawaii Joint Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

A joint Senate/House conference committee in Hawaii has given approval to a modified version of House Bill 321, which would legalize the distribution of medical cannabis through state-sanctioned dispensaries. The bill will now go to the Senate, where it’s already passed 23 to 2, and to the House of Representatives. Its passage in both chambers …

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Washington Governor Signs Bill to Close Dispensaries, Reduce Patients’ Rights

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed Senate Bill 5052 into law, a proposal that will lead to the closure of every medical cannabis dispensary in the state, while implementing a patient registry and drastically reducing the amount of cannabis a patient can possess and cultivate. Senate Bill 5052 requires all currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries …

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Hawaii: Two Senate Committees Approve Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Two different Senate committees in Hawaii approved House Bill 321 this week, a proposal to legalize the distribution of medical cannabis through state-licensed dispensaries. The proposal has already been approved by the state’s House, as well as the Senate Public Safety Committee. On Wednesday, Hawaii’s Senate Ways and Means Committee voted 8 to 2 to …

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Hawaii Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Hawaii’s Senate Public Safety Committee has voted to unanimously approve a bill to legalize the distribution of medical cannabis through state-licensed dispensaries. The proposal would mark the first time the state has allowed medical cannabis safe access points, despite the medicine being legalized by voters nearly 15 years ago. House Bill 321, which has already …

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Seattle Issues Hundreds of Cease and Desist Letters to Dispensaries Ordering Them to Shut Down

The City of Seattle has issued over 300 cease and desist letters to dispensaries throughout the city, ordering them to shut down by July 1st, 2015, unless they can obtain a license from the Washington State Liquor Control Board, despite no such license existing for medical cannabis facilities. On Thursday last week, the city sent …

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Michigan Senate Committee Approves Bills to Legalize Cannabis Dispensaries, Edibles and Extracts

Michigan’s Senate Government Operations Committee has given approval to two cannabis-related measures, House Bill 4271, and House Bill 5104. Both measures have been approved by the state’s House of Representatives, and are now up for a full Senate vote, where their passage would send them to Governor Rick Synder for consideration. Under House Bill 4271, …

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Girl Scouts Make Killing Selling Cookies In Front Of California Dispensaries

Although many people are familiar with the cannabis strain known as ‘Girl Scout Cookies’, few are likely to expect actual girl scout cookies to be available at their local dispensary. In California, patients are seeing just that. Danielle Lei, of Girl Scout Troop 3168, has been circulating the San Francisco area, setting up tables of …

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