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Monday, February 2, 2015
HB321: Marijuana on the Move in the Legislature
By Selected News Articles @ 8:42 PM :: 5328 Views :: Drugs

...liberal Democrats have taken a page from big tobacco companies.  But will they pay a multi-billion dollar settlement for the social ills created by their deception?....

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Sunday, December 28, 2014
Hawaii Ranks 17th: 10.3% Smoke Marijuana
By Selected News Articles @ 1:15 AM :: 5018 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Drugs

As marijuana legalization took hold in Colorado, the estimated percentage of regular cannabis users in the state jumped to the second-highest level in the country....

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Auditor: Proposed Marijuana Dispensary Bill 'Flawed'
By News Release @ 2:48 AM :: 3525 Views :: Drugs
The proposed regulatory vehicle, HB No. 1587 (2014), has several flaws...
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Thursday, October 9, 2014
Colorado Governor: Legalizing Pot Was ‘Reckless’
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:05 AM :: 3900 Views :: Drugs

...“I think for us to that that [legalize recreational use] without having all the data, there is not enough data, and to a certain extent you could say it was reckless.”....

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
What 20 years of research on cannabis use has taught us
By News Release @ 4:00 PM :: 3447 Views :: Drugs

A major new review in the scientific journal Addiction sets out the latest information on the effects of cannabis use on mental and physical health....

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Project SAM: Seven Marijuana Myths
By Heritage Foundation @ 4:04 PM :: 4513 Views :: Drugs

...marijuana legalization will usher in America’s new version of “Big Tobacco” ....

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Saturday, September 13, 2014
Hawaii lawmakers may ease access to marijuana
By Malia Zimmerman @ 11:10 AM :: 4131 Views :: Drugs

In its smoked form, marijuana potency and dosage cannot be controlled....

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Keep the Poor Doped Up: Feds OK EBT Cards at Marijuana Dispensaries
By News Release @ 10:40 PM :: 3711 Views :: Drugs

...use your EBT card at marijuana dispensaries in states such as Colorado that have legalized pot....

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Monday, September 8, 2014
Marijuana Task Force Releases Report Aimed at 2015 Legislative Session
By News Release @ 2:00 PM :: 5466 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement, Drugs

...The Dispensary System Task Force will submit a report of its findings and recommendations, including proposed legislation to the 2015 Legislature....

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hawaii Opioid Pain Pill Prescriptions 'only' 52 per 100 people--Lowest in USA
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 5145 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

...For all OPR combined, the prescribing rate in Alabama was 2.7 times the rate in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
More Hollywood Homosexuals Sued over Alleged Child Molestation in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:02 PM :: 5694 Views :: Family, Drugs

...In the June 6 filing, Egan alleges that in the 1990s he was employed by the now-defunct Internet startup Digital Entertainment Network and coerced into attending sex and drug parties....

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Melodie Aduja: Former State Senator with troubled past wants another chance
By Malia Zimmerman @ 9:15 PM :: 7716 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, Drugs

The investigation showed Aduja’s campaign issued $30,000 worth of checks to her former husband, Lee Williams.... Williams subsequently was arrested during a Chinatown drug bust....

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Potheads May Have Harder Time Getting Medicated
By News Release @ 2:45 AM :: 4021 Views :: Drugs

Two messages from the Medical Cannabis Coalition of Hawai‘i indicate that its going to be a lot harder to get medicated courtesy of just any old doctor....

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Sunday, March 9, 2014
HB1503: Prohibit Landlords from Evicting Marijuana Smokers
By Andrew Walden @ 7:27 PM :: 6749 Views :: Homelessness, Drugs

Topping off the irony, Rep Rhoads also introduced HB2577  which would ban indoor tobacco smoking in public housing....

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Rep Thielen Pushes Hemp Legalization
By News Release @ 7:26 PM :: 4904 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

Today the United States Senate approved the Agriculture Act of 2014, also known as the “Farm Bill,” which includes legalization of industrial hemp for research purposes....

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Monday, February 3, 2014
Open Letter Challenges Rep. Creagan on 'Medical' Marijuana
By Selected News Articles @ 1:54 AM :: 4552 Views :: Drugs
Regardless of your position on legalization, what scientific evidence do you have as a doctor that can justify calling marijuana 'medicinal'?
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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Marijuana Group Poll Shows More Support for Legalization
By News Release @ 12:02 PM :: 3603 Views :: Drugs

The new poll, commissioned by Hawaii’s Drug Policy Action Group showed voter support for reform of Hawaii’s policies on marijuana trending upward....

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Monday, January 27, 2014
Meth Again: Feds Arrest Another Halawa Guard
By News Release @ 12:33 PM :: 5041 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

Mr. Damas was arrested at the Halawa Correctional Facility where he was employed as an adult corrections officer....

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Friday, January 24, 2014
Marijuana export could pay off Hawaii’s debts, lawmaker says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:37 PM :: 167187 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, Drugs

“This state would turn into a manufacturing state." -- Rep Rida Cabanilla

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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell
By News Release @ 8:16 PM :: 8752 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs, GMOs

...a lawless, violent, drug-addled, and adrenaline-soaked mecca....

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Friday, January 10, 2014
To Stop Thefts, City Places "No Copper" Signs on Cables
By News Release @ 5:13 PM :: 6471 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Law Enforcement, Drugs

In addition to repairing the cables, “no copper” and “fiber-optic cable” signs are being put in place to make it as clear as possible to potential thieves that there is nothing of value for them to steal....

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Sunday, December 8, 2013
How to Use Anti-GMO Ordinances to Seize Marijuana Plants: A Guide for Police Departments
By Andrew Walden @ 12:30 AM :: 13647 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs, GMOs

... between $400,000 and $1,000,000 in fines for a single mature 40-day old plant ....

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
State Releases 10-Year Report on Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:21 PM :: 5684 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

“The extensive report summarizes rates of treatment services in Hawaii and reflects substance abuse trends and areas of concern"

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Surfing the Nations Freedom Surf Contest Waikiki
By News Release @ 5:19 PM :: 6545 Views :: Religion, Tourism, Drugs

Surfing the Nations is counteracting the widespread perception that surfing is only about individual fulfillment....

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Friday, April 19, 2013
Medical Marijuana Bills Delayed in Conference Committee
By News Release @ 11:50 PM :: 3538 Views :: Drugs

Both the House and Senate will present a CD1 draft of SB 642 and HB 668 that would amend the bills....

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
House Judiciary Kills Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
By Tom Berg @ 1:53 PM :: 5529 Views :: Drugs
SB472 SD1 HD1 was recommitted back to the Hawaii State House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee today by a unanimous vote....
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Cradle to Grave: State Preschools and Legalized Marijuana
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 6592 Views :: Education K-12, Republican Party, Drugs
...why would anyone think this expensive, irresponsible, and deceptive program will work to improve the education of Hawaii’s children....
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Teens wanted for Hawaii Meth Project advisory council
By News Release @ 1:41 PM :: 5883 Views :: Education K-12, Drugs
High school students, grades 9-12, across the state of Hawaii are encouraged to apply for one of 20 available positions....
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Scientology: Hawaii House Resolution Honors Group Tied to 'Torture', 'Concentration Camps'
By Andrew Walden @ 1:33 PM :: 9727 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Religion, Drugs
March 13 was the birthday of Scientology founder L Ron Hubbard. One day later, Rep Rida Cabanilla presented Scientology with a gift in the form of Hawaii House Resolution 196....
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Rally Against Marijuana Decriminalization
By News Release @ 2:47 PM :: 4949 Views :: Drugs
...Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4PM Hawaii State Capitol Rotunda....
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Tobacco Companies Prepare to Enter Marijuana Business
By Selected News Articles @ 1:36 PM :: 8303 Views :: Drugs
"[We] have the land to grow it, the machines to roll it and package it, the distribution to market it." -- B&W
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Rep Patrick Kennedy: Marijuana is 21st Century Tobacco Industry
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 4858 Views :: Drugs

“Hawaii’s rates of marijuana use are significantly higher than in the rest of the country.”

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Hawaii Meth Project Foundation Joins The Partnership at Drugfree.org
By News Release @ 3:26 PM :: 4647 Views :: Drugs

Hawaii Meth Project to Continue its Focus on Meth Prevention Operating as Independent Organization and Local Member of The Partnership....

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Monday, March 11, 2013
Naming Names: Big Pharma Pays $3.2M to Hawaii MDs
By Selected News Articles @ 4:46 PM :: 6732 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Drugs

Drug companies have long kept secret details of the payments they make to doctors and other health professionals for promoting their drugs....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Occupy Honolulu Points Finger at City over Deaths, Threatens ‘300 Instant Criminals’
By News Release @ 8:31 PM :: 7356 Views :: Honolulu County, Homelessness, Drugs

"HUD evictees will be made into instant criminals...."

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Sunday, March 3, 2013
US Patent Pending for Genetically Modified Marijuana
By Andrew Walden @ 10:30 PM :: 44304 Views :: Drugs, GMOs

What will anti-GMO protesters do when they discover that they have been smoking genetically modified weed for nearly a decade now?

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Thursday, February 7, 2013
SB639: Big Pharma Opposes Control of Meth Precursor
By News Release @ 4:46 PM :: 6896 Views :: Health Care, Drugs

State Senator Josh Green has introduced legislation, SB 639, to require a prescription for medications that contain the decongestant pseudoephedrine (PSE).

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Sunday, January 27, 2013
Meet the Profiteer Behind Hawaii Medical Marijuana Cards
By Selected News Articles @ 7:47 AM :: 10755 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs

"This guy's been operating (as a commercial enterprise) for two or three decades." .... In other words, he's a drug dealer.

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Friday, January 11, 2013
Medicated Marijuana Activists Release Poll Results
By Selected News Articles @ 2:29 PM :: 4671 Views :: Drugs

The Drug Policy Action Group interviewed 603 Hawaii voters....

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The 'Magic Table'--Hawaii High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
By Selected News Articles @ 6:40 PM :: 7199 Views :: Military, Drugs

Fluorescent lights hang above; though they appear to be on, the room seems eerily dark....

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Saturday, June 2, 2012
Book: Obama's Puck's Alley Drug Dealer Killed by Gay Lover
By Selected News Articles @ 9:19 PM :: 17309 Views :: Hawaii History, Drugs, Obama

(Ray) was a long-haired haole hippie who worked at the Mama Mia Pizza Parlor not far from Punahou and lived in a dilapidated bus ....

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Sunday, May 20, 2012
Oxycontin Contributions: Clayton Hee, Josh Green, Karl Rhoads and HB466
By Selected News Articles @ 6:32 PM :: 17564 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Drugs

...the bill would help doctors who make money prescribing narcotic pain relievers ....

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Judge Steven Alm: Justice Reinvestment and the future of HOPE Probation
By Andrew Walden @ 11:35 PM :: 14663 Views :: Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement, Drugs
First Circuit Court (Honolulu) Judge Steven Alm is the originator of HOPE Probation, an innovative probation system being adopted by numerous states across the country. HOPE probation is credited with sharply reducing the number of new crimes committed by probationers....
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Malama Solomon’s meth connection
By Andrew Walden @ 6:29 AM :: 25603 Views :: Hawaii County , Politicians, Drugs

At his March 5 sentencing in the Honolulu Federal District Courtroom of Judge Michael Seabright, convicted methamphetamines importer Shawn Aguiar was greeted by over 100 supporters, including failed 2006 Democrat Lieutenant Governor candidate Malama Solomon.  While methamphetamines ravage the Big Island, Solomon urged the judge to minimize Aguiar’s sentence because his imprisonment might reduce the profitability of Solomon’s 1000-acre Honoka`a cattle ranch. 

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010
"We don't allow dogs to breed" Eugenics Sterilization Squad arrives in Hawaii: Star-Bulletin says “not racist”
By Andrew Walden @ 3:45 PM :: 14383 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness, Drugs

Hawaii can’t figure out how to kick drug addicted homeless people out of the parks and sidewalks in order to force them into shelters where they can get help, but apparently induced sterilization is now an option.  Today’s SB Editorial, “Voluntary (sic) sterilization can serve good purpose”, reveals that an eugenics group has been quietly working in Honolulu.... 

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Honolulu Meth-Dealer Protection Racketeer tied to Mehau, politicians
By Selected News Articles @ 12:18 PM :: 32204 Views :: Law Enforcement, Politicians, Drugs

 

Here are some news articles which--strung together--tell the story you won't be able to read anywhere else.  The story ends with a Governor, a Party Chair, a Congresswoman and more....

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Saturday, December 8, 2007
OHA Drug Policy: Treatment no, pushers yes
By Andrew Walden @ 6:10 PM :: 12555 Views :: Kauai County, OHA, Drugs

Earlier this year, OHA officials, led by Trustee Don Cataluna, blocked Kauai County from building a residential drug treatment facility for juveniles on a former Humane Society site about a half mile from Kauai’s Hanapepe Salt Pond. This as young Hawaiians and non-Hawaiians are literally dying from methamphetamines and other drug abuse.

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Saturday, September 15, 2007
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Blocks Kauai Drug Treatment Facility
By Andrew Walden @ 6:20 AM :: 16232 Views :: Kauai County, Health Care, OHA, Drugs

Kauai residents, including minors, have been required to leave the island for inpatient drug rehabilitation services ever since Serenity House was destroyed by Hurricane Iniki in 1992. After 14 years of waiting, Kauai Mayor Brian Baptiste broke ground on a new inpatient treatment facility at Hanapepe near the Salt Ponds in August 2006.

But now, thanks to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), construction has been halted and the location may be abandoned.

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