“Pain is all too common in our society, so these numbers make sense,” said Carl Bergquist of the Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii. “In fact, with more education, access and awareness we expect them to keep increasing."

Hawaii now has eight licensed medical cannabis dispensaries.

In their websites and advertising, many of the dispensaries tout the plant’s therapeutic and beneficial properties.

The state Health Department, which administers the medical cannabis registry program, said there were 24,070 valid registered medical cannabis users in Hawaii as of Jan. 31. 

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Ben Gutierrez ~ HawaiiNewsNow.com

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