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HB2740       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
Report Title: Cannabis; Medical Use; Dispensaries; Transportation; Protections; Prohibitions; DOH; DOT; HPHA; Rules; Appropriation ($)
Description: Authorizes the recognition of out-of-state residents as qualifying patients for medical cannabis use in the State. Prohibits discharge of an employee solely for being a qualifying patient or testing positive for cannabis use. Adds substance use disorder as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis use. Authorizes transportation of medical cannabis between islands of the State. Prohibits utilization of a portable volatilization device to medically use cannabis. Authorizes utilization of a stationary volatilization device to medically use cannabis. Allows a dispensary to transport cannabis samples to a certified laboratory on another island for testing regardless of whether there is a laboratory on the same island as the dispensary. Authorizes the manufacture and distribution of cannabinoid suppositories. Includes cannabis as a prescription drug that an employer may be required to furnish to an injured employee under workers' compensation. Provides that a qualifying patient shall not be prohibited from using medical cannabis, in a way other than smoking, in a place of public accommodation. Requires public education and collaboration regarding public safety concerns and training of law enforcement agencies. Appropriates funds. Requires the Department of Health and the Department of Transportation to review and, as necessary, adopt various rules. Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to provide guidance regarding federal regulations pertaining to medical use of cannabis on federally subsidized housing properties. Establishes a working group. Authorizes applications by mail for the issuance or renewal of a civil identification card.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HHS, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): BELATTI, MIZUNO

Sort by Date Status Text
1/24/2018HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/29/2018HReferred to HHS, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 9

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB2740




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