12-12-18 Meeting Video
11-9-18 Meeting Video
11-9-18 Meeting Minutes
10-23-18 Meeting Video
10-23-18 Meeting Minutes
10-8-18 Meeting Minutes
Medical Cannabis Insurance Reimbursement Working Group Report
Provider Certification and Registration of Qualified Medical Cannabis Patients
Document referencing the statutory language in Hawai’i Revised Statutes Chapter 329 that outlines the provider certification and registration process required to become a qualified medical cannabis patient in Hawai’i.
NCSL Cannabis Map
A map of the United States color-coded to denote the legal status of cannabis in each state.
Medical Cannabis Registry Program Data – June 2018
Deidentified demographic information on qualified medical cannabis patients in Hawai’i provided by the Department of Health.
Medical Cannabis Statutes by State
A table that indicates whether a state’s medical cannabis statute has a provision that relates to insurance coverage, and whether a state’s workers compensation program has reimbursed claims for medical cannabis. Includes links.
The Marijuana Conversation: Questions Workers Compensation Insurers Are Asking
An article about medical cannabis and policy implications for workers compensation insurers from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI).
High and Dry: How Will Legal Marijuana Impact Workers Comp?
An article from an online industry publication discussing the impact of medical cannabis on workers compensation.
Academic Journal Articles:
The use of cannabis in
response to the opioid crisis: A review of the literature, Nursing
Outlook, January – February 2018 Vol. 66 Issue 1
Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality in the United States,
1999-2010, The Journal of the American Medical Association, October
Marijuana Laws Reduce Prescription Medication Use In Medicare Part D, Health
Affairs, July 2016 Vol. 35 No. 7
Between US State Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Prescribing in the Medicare
Part D Population, The Journal of the American Medical Association,
of Medical and Adult-Use Marijuana Laws With Opioid Prescribing for Medicaid
Enrollees, The Journal of the American Medical Association, May 2018
cannabis legalization and opioid prescriptions: evidence on US Medicaid
enrollees during 1993–2014, Addiction, July 2018 Volume 113, Issue
medical marijuana laws reduce addictions and deaths related to pain killers?
Journal of Health Economics, March 2018 Volume 58
between medical cannabis and prescription opioid use in chronic pain patients:
A preliminary cohort study, PLOS ONE November 2017