Hawaii medical cannabis program lagging despite patient surge

Hawaii’s medical marijuana patient counts are increasing rapidly,┬ábut the sheer numbers, problems with seed-to-sale tracking software and a dearth of licensed testing labs are undermining the program’s rollout and costing at least one MMJ business money. Though regulators say they are receiving about 100 applications per day, the state’s MMJ businesses aren’t reaping any benefits, according to Hawaii News Now. “We are losing a lot of money every month as we wait for things to happen, in areas that are outside of our control,” Michael Takano, CEO of Pono Life Sciences Maui, told the TV news-gathering agency. Takano’s ... Hawaii medical cannabis program lagging despite patient surge is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs