The Hawaii Department of Health signaled a inexperienced mild for a medical hashish dispensary to begin rising on the Big Island.
Hawaiian Ethos is the seventh dispensary to open a manufacturing middle within the state and the primary on the Big Island.
The Big Island, which has the second-highest affected person rely behind Oahu, was the final of the most important islands to start MMJ cultivation. Hawaii started authorized MMJ gross sales a yr in the past.
According to the well being division, to obtain the go-ahead, the dispensary had to construct a safe facility, function a marijuana monitoring system and obtain authorizations from state Narcotics Enforcement Division and the state Department of Public Safety.
Eight dispensaries acquired licenses in April 2016. A second one on the Big Island has not but begun operations.
Each dispensary can function two manufacturing amenities and two retail facilities.
Hawaiian Ethos is in search of to start gross sales by the top of the yr.
– Associated Press