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Hawai‘i Department of Health approves first dispensary on Kaua‘i to begin retail sales of medical cannabis

| May 23, 2018 | Hawaii

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a formal notice to proceed to Green Aloha, Ltd. dba Have a Heart after the Kaua‘i dispensary completed laboratory testing requirements and passed the final onsite inspection of its retail facility. Have a Heart is the sixth licensed medical cannabis dispensary...[ Read More ]

Gavin Uchida named Hawaii Department of Health’s dental director

| Sep 28, 2017 | Hawaii

Gavin Uchida, DDS, MBA has been named dental director for the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) to lead programs that improve the oral health of adults and children across the state, including those in medically underserved communities. The dental director position and long-standing oral health programs were eliminated in...[ Read More ]

Hawaii Department of Health receives $3.04 million federal grant for treatment of adolescent substance abuse and mental health disorders

| Jun 6, 2017 | Hawaii

The Hawaii State Department of Health’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) has received a $3.04 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding over four years for the treatment of adolescents and transitional aged youth...[ Read More ]

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