Hawaii Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Hawaii Tweaks Medical Marijuana Law

Omar Sacirbey  | July 13, 2016

Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed legislation that tweaks the state’s new medical marijuana program, including provisions that could mean tax breaks, more products and more patients for dispensaries.

Under the state’s MMJ program, dispensaries are allowed to open for business Friday. But it’s unclear if any will be ready. Hawaii recently awarded …

Big Sales Predicted for Hawaii MMJ Dispensaries

Omar Sacirbey  | July 7, 2016

Hawaii’s new medical marijuana dispensaries are expected to ring up $12.7 million to $38 million in sales during their first year of business, a report from the Hawaii Dispensary Association predicts.

By 2018, sales could surge to as much as $145 million, according to the association’s report.

The initial sales projections are based on …

Hawaii License Applicant Partners With Union

Omar Sacirbey  | April 7, 2016

Green Aloha, one of the teams applying for a medical marijuana license on the Hawaiian island on Kauai, has struck a deal with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 480, according to Pacific Business News.

The national UFCWU represents more than 1.3 million members, including many who belong to its