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Hawaii Medical Cannabis Patients Must ‘Wait Until Next Year’ as State Legislature Adjourns

Hawaii Medical Cannabis Patients Must ‘Wait Until Next Year’ as State Legislature Adjourns

The adjournment of the 2012 Hawaii State Legislature occurred on Thursday, and I just wanted to update you… Medical cannabis patients in Hawaii are becoming a little bit like Chicago Cubs fans… it’s “wait until next year.” Once again, there were no improvements made to the program.
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Top Narcotics Cop to Appear in Hilo, Speak Against Drug War

Top Narcotics Cop to Appear in Hilo, Speak Against Drug War

Neill Franklin, the executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, will be in Hilo on Friday February 3rd, 2012. The Big Island Chapter of Americans for Safe Access and the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii are pleased to be hosting this public event at the East Hawaii Cultural Center starting at 4:30pm. LEAP is one of...
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Medical Marijuana and Collateral Damage: Pain, Suffering, Arrests

Medical Marijuana and Collateral Damage: Pain, Suffering, Arrests

Editor’s Note: The ACLU of Hawaii Foundation co-sponsored two events this past weekend to mark the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s declaration of a “war on drugs.” The following is an excerpt of a presentation by Matt Rifkin. I am here to update you on the current status of the Lowest Law Enforcement Priority of...
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