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Poll: Support for marijuana law reform surges

MEDIA RELEASE Mirroring nationwide attitudes, a newly released poll shows sharp increases in support for overhaul of Hawaii marijuana laws. The new poll, commissioned by Hawaii’s Drug Policy Action Group showed voter support for reform of Hawaii’s policies on marijuana trending upward across the board. Prominent local polling firm QMark Research conducted a statewide, statistically […]

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Advocates hail measure to modernize medical marijuana law

MEDIA RELEASE Patient advocates celebrated the signing of two bills to improve Hawaii’s 13-year-old medical marijuana program – the first updates to pass the legislature since the program began. Approved Tuesday were measures to move program oversight away from the Department of Public Safety Narcotics Enforcement Division (NED) and to the Department of Health (DOH), […]

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Poll: Voters open to legalize, tax, regulate marijuana

MEDIA RELEASE With many states decriminalizing and even legalizing marijuana, where does Hawaii stand? Two new reports commissioned by the Drug Policy Action Group (“DPAG”) sought to answer this question, and the latest findings were presented at a Jan. 10 Honolulu press conference. Barbara Ankersmit, president of QMark Research shared the results of a statewide […]

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