Dozen Dispensaries of Medical Cannabis in Hawai’i

Aloha Green opened a second location in O'ahu last week. I stopped by Friday to check out their new digs. Initial facility is located at 1314 S King street. Aloha Green Apothecary received approval from the DOH to begin sales at 2113 Kalakaua Ave., across from the high-end shopping complex known as Luxury Row. This … Continue reading Dozen Dispensaries of Medical Cannabis in Hawai’i

Opioid-Maker Insys Guilty of Bribing Doctors

Opioid-maker Insys admits guilt. OxyContin developer Purdue Pharma has worked for over a decade to reduce the opioid epidemic. The State of Hawai'i can't balance their budget so they are currently suing Purdue Pharma — rather than Insys. [story] Purdue Pharma is frustrated. Chair Miller questions how states, cities and towns can turn to the … Continue reading Opioid-Maker Insys Guilty of Bribing Doctors

Hawaiian Electric CEO Constance Hee Lau Complicit in Opioid Epidemic. Demanded Employees Use Dangerous and Addictive Opioids

Aloha Nina, Island's top executive, who receives highest compensation of all at $5.7 million last year, Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) CEO Constance Hee Lau, fired me for choosing Legal Medical Cannabis over prescription opioids medications. I am an expert of opioid addiction and pain management. I received my training around 2010 from the University of … Continue reading Hawaiian Electric CEO Constance Hee Lau Complicit in Opioid Epidemic. Demanded Employees Use Dangerous and Addictive Opioids

Why Do Politicians Want Us Dead?

Aloha Friday Kristen, Thank you for your excellent article this week in Star Advertiser, "Hawaii’s fastest-growing set of medical cannabis users are over 66." You're putting a human face on this issue. Although medical cannabis has been legal in our state for 20 years, and over 90 percent of Americans support this medication, most of … Continue reading Why Do Politicians Want Us Dead?

Chronic Pain Patients Prefer Marijuana To Opiate Painkillers

A study of patients with chronic pain has demonstrated, yet again, that for many people, cannabis is a more than feasible alternative to opioid pain medication like OxyContin and Vicodin. The new study, published this month in The Journal of Pain, conducted a retrospective survey of 244 chronic pain patients—all of whom were qualified medical … Continue reading Chronic Pain Patients Prefer Marijuana To Opiate Painkillers