Cannabis THC Detection: HoundLabs Breathalyzer Release

OPEN LETTER: June 10, 2020 Cc: U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard Lt. Governor Josh Green, MD State Senator Roz Baker State Senator Mike Gabbard State Senator Laura Thielen State Representative Amy Perruso Candidate for State Representative Doni Chong (District 51) Kymberly Pine, Honolulu City Council District 1 Tommy Waters, Honolulu City Council District 4 Stephen Chang, … Continue reading Cannabis THC Detection: HoundLabs Breathalyzer Release

Hawai’i Rep Amy Perruso Demands Kapu Aloha

Kapu Aloha, as defined by Pua Case, is considered to have evolved from ceremony to political form in the 1990s due to marches like the 125th anniversary of the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom in 1993 and Mālama Mākua movement in 1996. Kapu Aloha embodies the sacred and teaches one must act in reverence and respect … Continue reading Hawai’i Rep Amy Perruso Demands Kapu Aloha

Cannabis Countdown 2020

State legislative sessions are kicking off around the nation. Medical and Recreational Cannabis use for adults is an urgent issue in many states. If you're new to this policy battle, please remember sophisticated and woke players use the term "cannabis" rather than racist, xenophobic label "marijuana." For history, see Institutional Racism of Marijuana. There have … Continue reading Cannabis Countdown 2020

Support Cannabis for Opioid Use Disorder

To friends and colleagues, Aloha! We've got a big update to share and an ask to help us push this new momentum forward. Feel free to use my information or simply submit your own comments. All testimony must be received no later than October 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m to be considered. The past three … Continue reading Support Cannabis for Opioid Use Disorder

University of New Mexico Study Confirms Cannabis Effective for Pain Treatment

New Mexico suffers the highest incidence of opioid OD and death in the nation west of Tennessee. University of New Mexico research on alternatives to opioid prescription drug use is world-class. I received my addiction and pain management training from the UNM School of Medicine. I hold seven certifications. After six highly-successful months of employment … Continue reading University of New Mexico Study Confirms Cannabis Effective for Pain Treatment

Goodness, Knowledge and Discipline

OPEN LETTER TO John Fielding, AltRes Director of Risk Management. AltRes manages some 30,000 employees and numerous companies in the State of Hawai'i. Aloha Mr. Fielding, I followed what my husband wrote yesterday. He shared your comments with me today. You and I both have something in common. From my understanding we both are of … Continue reading Goodness, Knowledge and Discipline

JAMA Pediatrics: Legal Medical Cannabis DOES NOT encourage youth use

There is an unfair and non-scientific bias in local Hawai'i society and media regarding medical cannabis. I spoke in depth with Senator Roz Baker (D-Maui) last February about these misconceptions. Old School propagandists made inaccurate claims not supported by scientific data nor medical research. Good people reasonably wanted to protect their keiki — but were … Continue reading JAMA Pediatrics: Legal Medical Cannabis DOES NOT encourage youth use

Shame on Honolulu City Councilors

Aloha City of Honolulu Councilors: District 1: Kymberly Marcos Pine, kmpine@honolulu.gov District 2: Heidi Tsuneyoshi, htsuneyoshi@honolulu.gov District 3: Ikaika Anderson, ianderson@honolulu.gov District 4: Tommy Waters, tommy.waters@honolulu.gov District 5: Ann Kobayashi, akobayashi@honolulu.gov District 6: Carol Fukunaga, cafukunaga@honolulu.gov District 7: Joey Manahan, jmanahan@honolulu.gov District 9: Brandon Elefante, belefante@honolulu.gov District 9: Ron Menor, rmenor@honolulu.gov I wanted to begin … Continue reading Shame on Honolulu City Councilors

Lamar Odom Cheated. Give Back Olympic Medal

Aloha USA Basketball, How disappointed in USA Basketball I am today. Lamar Odom cheated on his drug screen? You allowed him on the 2004 Olympic team? USA Basketball Olympians DO NOT cheat. You need to strip him of his bronze. You hear me? He tarnishes all for what we worked. We played for our nation; … Continue reading Lamar Odom Cheated. Give Back Olympic Medal

StarAdvertiser and Media Mislead (again) about Marijuana

U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard Governor David Ige State Senator Roz Baker (Maui) Former State Senator and County Councilor Gary Hooser (Kaua’i) Mayoral Candidate and former County Councilor Mel Rapozo (Kaua’i) Civil Beat Writer Anita Hofschneider Civil Beat Writer John Hill Vice President / Editor Star Advertiser Frank Bridgewater City Editor Star Advertiser David Butts Mahalo … Continue reading StarAdvertiser and Media Mislead (again) about Marijuana