Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii

By Eli McVey Hawaii’s medical marijuana businesses have good reason to be bullish with the approaching launch of the state’s MMJ industry: Patient counts are rising, while the number of registered caregivers growing medical cannabis for people is dwindling. That should ease potential competition for the state’s eight vertically integrated MMJ businesses as they prepare to open their doors in the coming months. From December 2015 to December 2016, the number of MMJ patients in Hawaii rose by 17%. By contrast, the number of registered caregivers tumbled 55% over the same period of time. Caregivers have been allowed ... Chart: More medical cannabis patients and fewer caregivers in Hawaii is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs