THE SENATE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

INTERIM OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Richard P. Creagan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Dee Morikawa

 

 

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, CONSUMER PROTECTION, AND HEALTH

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair

Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Vice Chair

 

Sen. Will Espero

Sen. Russell E. Ruderman

Sen. Les Ihara, Jr.

Sen. Sam Slom

Sen. Clarence K. Nishihara

 

 

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Thursday, October 22, 2015

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

The purpose of this informational briefing is to discuss the process and progress on the implementation of Act 241, relating to medical marijuana, and to discuss best practices and identify areas of further policy development related to medical marijuana dispensaries.†

 

Part I of this briefing will include an update from the State Department of Health on the medical marijuana registry program and the Departmentís efforts to implement Act 241.† Invitees from the Department of Health are as follows:

         Virginia Pressler, M.D., Director, Department of Health;

         Danette Wong Tomiyasu, Deputy Director, Health Resources Administration; and/or

         Designated representatives of the Hawaii Department of Health.

 

Part II of this briefing will feature presentations from the following individuals who have extensive experience with the development of legislation, rules and regulations, and public policy related to the cultivation, manufacturing, and dispensing of medical marijuana to qualified patients in other states:

 

         Graham Boyd, Esq., Former Fellow, Third Way;

         Robert Morgan, Esq., Former Statewide Project Coordinator, Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program;

& Special Counsel, Much Shelist, P.C.

         Tyler Anthony, Esq., Former Legal Counsel, Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program;

& Attorney, Harris Moure;

         Mitzi Vaughn, Esq., Founding Board Member, National Cannabis Bar Association;

& Managing Attorney, Greenbridge Corporate Counsel

 

No public testimony will be accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the informational briefing† (i.e., sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at (808) 586-9425 to make a request for arrangements at least 24 hours prior to the briefing. †Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at (808) 586-9425.

 

 

 

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Senator Rosalyn H. Baker

Chair

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair

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Senator Ronald D. Kouchi

President of the Senate

 

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Speaker of the House