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Medicinal and Hemp products are legal in Hawaii.

Amount of Cannabis Allowed

Patients and caregivers may not purchase more than four (4) ounces, or 113.4 grams, of cannabis within a period of 15 consecutive days.

Conditions To Qualify for a Medicinal License

Cancer Glaucoma HIV/AIDS Chronic Pain Lupus Rheumatoid Arthritis Multiple Sclerosis Crohn’s disease Cachexia or wasting syndrome Severe pain Severe nausea Seizures including those characteristic of epilepsy Severe and persistent muscle spasms including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis Crohn’s disease Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Cost for a Medical License

25

How much can you grow?

Registered patients can grow ten plants and you must only grow the plants in their private residence or the residence of a designated caregiver.

Fines / Cost

Up to 50,000

Consumption Rules

It is illegal to consume cannabis in public, even if you are a registered medical patient.

Paraphernalia Laws

IS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA LEGAL OR ILLEGAL?



Hawaii 329-43.5

(a) Except as provided in subsection (e), it is unlawful for any person to use, or to possess with intent to use, drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance in violation of this chapter.  Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class C felony and upon conviction may be imprisoned pursuant to section 706-660 and, if appropriate as provided in section 706-641 , fined pursuant to section 706-640 .



(b) Except as provided in subsection (e), it is unlawful for any person to deliver, possess with intent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver drug paraphernalia, knowing or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that it will be used to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance in violation of this chapter.  Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class C felony and upon conviction may be imprisoned pursuant to section 706-660 and, if appropriate as provided in section 706-641 , fined pursuant to section 706-640 .



LEGAL POSSESSION RULES



Subsections (a) and (b) shall not apply to a person who is authorized to:



     (1)  Acquire, possess, cultivate, use, distribute, or transport cannabis pursuant to the definition of "medical use" under section 329-121, while the person is facilitating the medical use of cannabis by a qualifying patient



ILLEGAL POSSESSION PENALTIES



Possession of drug paraphernalia (other than medical marijuana) in Hawaii is a felony offense that can get you up to 5 years in prison plus a max. fine of $10,000.



ADDITIONAL COMMENTS



Hawaii 329-43.5

(c)  Any person eighteen years of age or over who violates subsection (b) by delivering drug paraphernalia to a person or persons under eighteen years of age who are at least three years younger than that adult person is guilty of a class B felony and upon conviction may be imprisoned pursuant to section 706-660 and, if appropriate as provided in section 706-641, fined pursuant to section 706-640.



     (d)  It is unlawful for any person to place in any newspaper, magazine, handbill, or other publication any advertisement, knowing or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that the purpose of the advertisement, in whole or in part, is to promote the sale of objects designed or intended for use as drug paraphernalia.  Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class C felony and upon conviction may be imprisoned pursuant to section 706-660 and, if appropriate as provided in section 706-641, fined pursuant to section 706-640.



REFERENCE WESITES



 

Learn More

http://health.hawaii.gov/medicalcannabis/



 



Hawaii does not currently have a reciprocity law. The state does not recognize medical cannabis cards issued by other states.



Driving under the influence of marijuana carries the same penalty as DUI for alcohol. Because of this, it is strongly recommended to never drive under the influence of cannabis.



REFERENCE WEBSITES



capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/Vol06_Ch0321-0344/HRS0329/HRS_0329-0043_0005.htm



https://codes.findlaw.com/hi/division-1-government/hi-rev-st-sect-329-43-5.html