23 Legal States

Hawaii Medical Marijuana

Senate Bill 862 was approved by the Hawaii House of Representatives 32-18, and by the Hawaii state Senate by a vote of 13-12. It was signed into law by Governor Ben Cayetano on June 14th 2000.

The legal medical marijuana program for the state of Hawaii allows legal medical marijuana patients to receive a medical marijuana recommendation from a state certified physician, apply for a Hawaii state issued medical marijuana ID card. Ownership of an ID card allows a patient to possess and cultivate medical marijuana as per state guidelines.

Hawaii Possession & Cultivation Regulations

Certified medical marijuana patients in Hawaii are permitted to cultivate up to seven (7) plants, immature or mature, and possess up to four (4) ounces of dried usable marijuana at any given time. Distribution of cannabis except between a caregiver and their patient is strictly prohibited, patients or their caregivers must home cultivate their own medicine.

Hawaii Updated Programs Details

We have compiled the following index of medical marijuana information for the state of Hawaii to serve as a legal library to our users. Please review carefully the below information in regards to legal references for Hawaii’s laws and guidelines regarding Medical Cannabis in Hawaii.

The Hawaii medical marijuana program is unique in that it only permits the home cultivation of cannabis and not its general distribution via channels seen in other state programs. As a result Hawaii has had a relatively stable medical marijuana program since its passing in 2000.

Please click a corresponding link to find out more about Hawaii’s medical marijuana program.

Please note: In order to become a legal medical marijuana patient you must first have a qualifying condition as outlined by the department of health services and/or department of justice. For a comprehensive list of Hawaii’s medical marijuana qualifying conditions you can visit our qualifying conditions section located on the top of our menu under “Legal States”

Amended: HB 668 – Effective June 25, 2013

Amended SB 642 – Effective January 2, 2015

Hawaii Qualification

Find out Who Qualifies for Marijuana in Hawaii in our definitive guide of Hawaii's qualification guidelines. Read up on medical conditions that are covered under Hawaii's medical marijuana program, age restrictions, criminal conviction restrictions, and more.

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Laws

Read Hawaii's Full Medical Marijuana Laws to gain full specific knowledge of Hawaii's exact legal guidelines without interpretation. We suggest that you print Hawaii's Full Medicinal Marijuana Laws for use with our MyDoc program in order to provide your physician full insight into Hawaii's laws for his knowledge.

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Card

Find out how to obtain a{n} Hawaii Medical Marijuana Card with our guide to Hawaii's state medicinal marijuana ID program. Some states require that you obtain your card prior to obtaining your medicine, so read here first to ensure that you know Hawaii's requirements.

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Facts

Our list of Hawaii Medical Marijuana Facts will help you seperate the facts from the myths in Hawaii's state program. Find out the truth from the leading source in marijuana education.