the Hawaii State Department of Health Medical Cannabis Registry
application, has now been expanded to include registration of
out-of-state patients. In addition, all out-of-state and most in-state
patients can obtain their 329 Medical Cannabis Card electronically, 24/7.
For new out-of-state patients, registration is completed in 4 easy
steps: 1) verify that you have both a valid Medical Cannabis card from
another U.S. state or territory, and either a valid driver's license or
state ID from the same state, 2) create an eHawaii.gov account, and 3)
complete the application up to 60 days prior to the planned Hawaii
visit. Once approved by the Hawaii State Department of Health, 4) return
to the site to view and download your Medical Cannabis card for Hawaii.
The Hawaii card is good for up to 60 days and out-of-state patients may
apply for 2 cards per calendar year.
All out-of-state patients, and all in-state patients who create their
applications online, can obtain their 329 cards by logging into their
account and downloading a copy, once approved by the Hawaii State
Department of Health. This will expedite delivery of registration cards
to patients - no need to wait until cards are printed and mailed.
"The electronic registration cards contain the same verifiable
information as the hard copy cards that we have issued since 2015, but
we've taken a major step forward to modernize the process and improve
the patient experience," said Peter Whiticar, chief of the Har
Reduction Services Branch of the Department of Health. "We can now, for
the first time, invite qualified out-of-state patients to apply up to 60
days prior to their visit to Hawai'i and get their cards online prior to
The Department of Health Medical Cannabis Registry service was created
in partnership with Hawaii
Information Consortium, LLC, the official Internet portal manager of
About the Hawaii State Department of Health
The Hawaii Department of Health protects the health and environment of
the people of Hawaii. Among its more than 80 statewide programs, the
department is responsible for administering two distinct but related
medical cannabis programs. Both the Medical Cannabis Registry Program
and the Medical Cannabis Dispensary Program are designed to ensure
medical cannabis is accessible for Hawaii's patients, while making
patient safety and public safety its ultimate priorities.
The Medical Cannabis Registry Program was created by Act 228 (Session
Laws of Hawaii 2000), and is codified in the Hawaii Revised Statutes at
part IX, Chapter 329, HRS.
The Medical Cannabis Dispensary Program was created by Act 241 (Session
Laws of Hawaii 2015), and is codified in the Hawaii Revised Statutes
(HRS) at Chapter 329D, HRS.
The Hawaii Medical Cannabis Registry application was launched as part of
the eHawaii State Portal Program. Pursuant to chapter 27G, Hawaii
Revised Statutes, the Portal Program is overseen by the Access Hawaii
Committee, which collaborates with provider Hawaii Information
Consortium (HIC) along with state and county agencies to continually
identify new online services to be added to the portal. For more
information, visit portal.ehawaii.gov.
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