Posts Tagged ‘ SB 1458 ’

Is Medical Marijuana Legal in Hawaii? An Open Letter to Senator/Dr. Josh Green

May 10, 2011 This is an Open letter to Senator/Dr. Josh Green, re: Senate Bill 1458: Dear Senator/Dr. Green: Recently you shocked many Big Island citizens when you pushed legislation to take away more than 90% of medical marijuana / medical cannabis certifications. You stated that chronic pain and/or muscle spasm should no longer qualify patients...
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Open Letter to Hawaii Senator Josh Green on Banning Medical Marijuana Patients

Dr. Green, I am a medical doctor who helps many people in Hawaii with medical marijuana. I do not break the law, I help patients to legally and medically fulfill it. I am aware of the Senate Bill 1458...
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Hawaii Senator Would Ban Most Medical Marijuana Patients

Today I attended the latest conference committee meeting between the House and Senate to discuss SB 1458, SD2, HD3, which aims to establish a medical marijuana dispensary pilot program in the state of Hawai`i. I have looked over the proposed bill, and IMHO it’s getting worse and worse. As at the meeting last week, Senator...
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Tuesday Joint Conference for SB 1458

Tuesday, April 26, 1:30 pm is the conference committee between the House and Senate to discuss SB 1458, SD2, HD3, which aims to establish a medical marijuana dispensary pilot program in the state of Hawai`i. This is where the two committees come together and possibly come up with a bill that they can agree on. The...
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Action Alert: Testimony Needed for SB 1458

Hawaii Senate Bill 1458 SD2, which creates a medical marijuana compassion center pilot-program for Hawai`i, was passed last month by the House Committees on Health and Public Safety. The bill now has a hearing in front of the House Finance Committee on Tuesday.  Testimony is needed by Monday at 4pm. After the bill passes the Finance Committee and...
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