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HB 2707 - Authorizes Nurses to Certify Medical Marijuana Patients - Hawaii Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Nurses to Certify Medical Marijuana Patients

Signed by Governor David Ige


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Title: Authorizes Nurses to Certify Medical Marijuana Patients

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes nurses to certify medical marijuana patients, effective July 1, 2016.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes an advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority to certify medical marijuana patients (Sec. 8).
  • Exempts individuals who are authorized to cultivate, possess, or use medical marijuana from being subject to laws that prohibit the possession of drug paraphernalia (Sec. 7).
  • Authorizes licensed production centers and retail dispensories to transport marijuana between islands for the purpose of laboratory testing (Sec. 9).
  • Authorizes marijuana dispensary facilities to open on Sundays (Sec. 15).
  • Specifies that this bill's effective date is July 1, 2016 (Sec. 20). 

Title: Authorizes Nurses to Certify Medical Marijuana Patients

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