Vote Medical Marijuana Hawaii State Grade
In 2000, Hawaii passed SB 862 HD1, making Hawaii the first state to legalize medical cannabis via the legislature, as opposed to voter initiative. The legislature amended the law in 2013 with two bills that take effect in 2015. Registered patients and caregivers may possess up to three ounces and cultivate up to seven plants.
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View and print the Hawaii MMJ State Report Card from our latest report: Medical Marijuana access in the U.S. A Patient-Focused Analysis of the Patchwork of State Laws.
While many state programs have important elements helpful to patients, no state has yet established an ideal, comprehensive program, and the recent trend of restrictive medical marijuana laws fails to meet the needs of patients. Contact your representative today!