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Hawaii Looking For Clarity on Rules for New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Why are greenhouses outlawed, medical marijuana joints banned, and cannabis baked goods forbidden in Hawaii?

State lawmakers peppered the Hawaii State Department of Health with such questions at an informational briefing on the state’s first medical cannabis dispensary system at the capitol Monday afternoon.

The public briefing was the first chance for the state lawmakers to give feedback on the department’s interim rules for the new system.

Medical marijuana as a medicine has been legal for the past decade and a half, but the Aloha State’s first retail dispensaries are scheduled to open next summer.

The health department released its interim rules weeks before applicants expected, giving them about a month to finalize their proposals before applications for the first eight licenses are accepted in January. But many questions remain. [Read more at Pacific Business News]

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