Woody Harrelson and Tetris Producer Henk Rogers Apply for Dispensary Licenses in Hawaii

woody harrelsonActor Woody Harrelson (Cheers, Zombieland) is one of 66 applicants attempting to receive a license from the Hawaii Department of Health to legally operate medical cannabis cultivation centers and dispensaries in the state. Henk Rogers, famous for distributing the video game Tetris as founder of The Tetris Company, is also one of the applicants.

In Hawaii, thanks to a law passed last year, medical cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers are legal, with eight licenses to be distributed by the state. Each license will allow for the opening of two cultivation centers and two dispensaries, equaling 16 each across the state (six in Oahu, four on Hawaii Island, four on Maui and two on Kauai).

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

Twohawaii 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 approve House Bill 321. The same day, it was passed with a 3 to 1 vote in the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor. The proposal will now be up for a full Senate vote, where its passage will send it back to the House for concurrence.

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Hawaii Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Hawaii’s Senathawaii2e 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 been approved 43 to 8 by the state’s House of Representatives, would establish a system of medical cannabis production centers and dispensaries, with the measure mandating that each county have at least one operating dispensary, with a minimum of 21 throughout the state.

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Hawaii Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Overwhelmingly Passes House of Representatives

Hawaii’s full hawaiiHouse of Representatives has voted 43 to 8 to legalize medical cannabis dispensaries.

House Bill 321 would establish a system of medical cannabis dispensaries as a means of safe access for qualified patients, and would authorize production centers to cultivate cannabis, and supply it to dispensaries. The proposal mandates a minimum of 21 dispensaries throughout the state, and assures that each county (other than Kalawao) has at least one.

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Hawaii House Committee Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

A proposalMedical marijuana is shown in a jar at The Joint Cooperative in Seattle to legalize medical cannabis dispensaries in Hawaii has been approved with a 13 to 2 vote by the state’s House Finance Committee. The measure has already received unanimously approval in the House Judiciary Committee, meaning it will now be up for a full House vote.

House Bill 321 would establish a system of production centers and dispensaries for medical cannabis, with a minimum of 21 dispensaries being authorized throughout the state. The proposal mandates that each county – other than Kalawao – have at least one operating dispensary.

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Hawaii House Committee Unanimously Approves Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

Hawaii’sbudcanna House Judiciary Committee has given approval to House Bill 321, a measure to legalize medical cannabis dispensaries throughout the state. The vote was unanimous.

If approved into law, the proposal would establish a system of production centers to provide cannabis to dispensaries, which would then distribute it to qualified patients. A minimum of 21 dispensaries would be authorized, and it would be mandated that each county (other than Kalawao) have at least one. The passage of this measure would mark the first time Hawaii has allowed dispensaries despite the fact that medical cannabis has been legal in the state since 2000.

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