329-4 Duties of the Hawaii advisory commission on drug abuse and controlled substances. The Hawaii advisory commission on drug abuse and controlled substances shall:

(1) Assist the department of health in coordinating all action programs of community agencies (state, county, military, or private) specifically focused on the problem of drug abuse;

(2) Assist the department of health in carrying out educational programs designed to prevent and deter abuse of controlled substances;

(3) Create public awareness and understanding of the problems of drug abuse;

(4) Sit in an advisory capacity to the governor and other state departments as may be appropriate on matters relating to the commission's work; and

(5) Act in an advisory capacity to the director of health in substance abuse matters under chapter 321, part XVI.  For the purposes of this paragraph, "substance" shall include alcohol in addition to any drug on schedules I through IV of this chapter and any substance that includes in its composition volatile organic solvents. [L 1972, c 10, pt of 1 and am c 114, 2(3); am L 1975, c 190, 3; am L 1990, c 281, 5; am L 2012, c 87, 1]

 

 

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