Medical cannabis patient numbers on the rise in Hawaii

Hawaii saw a 16.6% increase in registered medical marijuana patients in 2016, a great sign for the state’s eight licensed dispensaries preparing to open soon. There were 15,334 medical marijuana patients registered in Hawaii in December, an increase of 2,184 patients from 13,150 a year earlier, West Hawaii Today reported. That amounts to a gain of 16.6%. In another positive sign for MMJ business owners, the number of caregivers in Hawaii decreased by 55.5%, from 2,849 at the end of 2015 to 1,268 last month, according to figures recently released by Hawaii’s Department of Health. Caregivers now grow MMJ for the state’s ... Medical cannabis patient numbers on the rise in Hawaii is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs