Archive for February 21st, 2012

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Bills: Latest Update

Below is an update from Jeanne Ohta of Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii. HB1963 did not get scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary committee. Section 4 was removed from HB2600. Matt Rifkin Here’s an update on the bills that we have been watching. Thank you all for sending in testimony. I cannot tell you...
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Governor Abercrombie Should Sign Petition to Reschedule Cannabis

Last year, Governors Christine Gregoire of Washington and Lincoln Chaffee of Rhode Island petitioned the DEA to reclassify cannabis out of Schedule I. This makes good sense because the Schedule I designation requires that a drug have no accepted medical uses. If a drug has an accepted medical use, it cannot be a Schedule I...
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