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DOH: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses, Scores Released

May 19, 2016, 5:26 PM HST
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The Hawai’i Department of Health began issuing licenses on Thursday for Medical Marijuana dispensaries.

All eight selected licensees have completed the full payment of licensing fees and were given the option of picking up their license or having it delivered by certified mail.

DOH also released the scoring for the selected licenses. Each licensee was selected based on the scoring of 13 merit criteria.

DOH chart.

DOH chart.

Hawai’i County licensee Hawaiian Ethos LLC received a score of 480, while the other one, Lau Ola LLC, received a score of 471.5.

DOH officials say they are in the process of notifying in writing all unselected applicants of their total score and ranking for their respective group.


After all unselected applicants confirm receipt of their written notification from the department, the total scores of all applicants will be posted on the medical marijuana dispensary website.

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