The Hawaii State Division of Well being revised interim administrative guidelines for the medical hashish licensing program went into impact on Feb. 24. Guidelines now in place deal with the implementation of the medical hashish dispensary legislation and getting the dispensary system up and operating.
The revised interim guidelines deal with six particular areas:
- Legislative adjustments to HRS Chapter 329D.
- Manufacturing necessities for edible hashish merchandise.
- Extra product security measures for all hashish merchandise.
- Clarification on assortment of samples for testing.
- Laboratory testing.
- Hemp manufacturing and processing as associated to the medical hashish dispensary system.
The principles apply statewide. Extra info on the Medical Hashish Dispensary Program and the foundations and could be discovered on the DOH’s medical hashish program web site health.hawaii.gov/medicalcannabis/.
DOH has posted hyperlinks to the revised interim guidelines on the medical hashish web site together with an govt abstract and often requested questions. Questions in regards to the guidelines needs to be emailed to [email protected]. The FAQs shall be up to date as new questions are acquired.
There are presently 18 licensed retail facilities in Hawai‘i. On the Huge Island, there are two dispensaries, Huge Island Grown and Hawaiian Ethos. Every firm has three places in Hilo, Waimea and Kailua-Kona.
As of Jan. 31, 2022, a statewide complete of 33,951 in-state sufferers and a pair of,748 caregivers have been registered statewide to buy medical hashish. The first reported situation for registered grownup sufferers is extreme ache. The first reported situations for youngsters beneath 18 years of age are seizures and extreme ache.
Registered sufferers and their caregivers could buy as much as 4 ounces of medical hashish throughout a 15-consecutive day interval and a most of eight ounces over a 30-consecutive day interval from licensed dispensaries. When bringing medical hashish house after buying it from a dispensary, the medical hashish have to be in a sealed container and never seen to the general public.
All use of medical hashish have to be on non-public property and might not be utilized in any shifting car, at work, on the seaside, on mountaineering trails, or in some other public house. It’s unlawful to make use of or possess medical hashish on any federally owned property similar to navy installations and nationwide parks.
The revised interim guidelines will stay in impact till July 1, 2025, or till guidelines are adopted pursuant to chapter 91 of the Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS).