Hawaii Medical Marijuana
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For more Medical Marijuana services in Hawaii please visit Hawaii's Medical Marijuana Services Site.
The medical use of cannabis is permitted on all the islands which make up the state of Hawaii under the following conditions: The patient has been identified as having a debilitating medical condition by a licensed medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine; the licensed physician has discussed the medical disadvantages with the patient and has decided the benefits will outweigh the negative health effects; and the aggregate amount of usable medication between the caregiver and the patient, for the benefit of the patient does not exceed restricted levels.
Debilitating medical conditions include the following: Severe pain, Severe nausea, Cancer, Glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Cachexia, Seizures/Epilepsy, and persistent muscle spasms. In addition, the Hawaiian department of health is willing to review any additional medical conditions if submitted by a licensed physician or qualified patient.
Acceptable aggregate amounts of usable medical cannabis are limited to three mature plants, four immature plants, and one ounce of usable cannabis per plant. Usable forms of the medication are those that can only be used directly for inhalation or used for an alternative method of consumption, and do not include the seeds, stalks, or roots of the cannabis plant.
Application information is available by contacting the Hawaii department of Public Safety via the information below.
Hawaii Department of Public Safety
News & Updates
A proposal for changes to the current Hawaii Medical Marijuana law will be voted on in a joint conference of both the House and the Senate this week. Concern over abuses of the Medical Marijuana Hawaii system has caused some legislators to look to amend the current regulations.
In a recent report issued by the Hawaiian Department of Public Safety--Narcotics Enforcement Division--showed registered Hawaii Medical Marijuana users up significantly in recent years.
Medical Marijuana supporters and detractors of a medical marijuana bill are still entrenched, but a light may be at the end of the tunnel.