Pod Squad: The Legal Issues of Hawaii’s Medi-Pot Industry

As Hawaii moves to put in place medical marijuana dispensaries, legal challenges remain. Legal experts talk about what's going on.
By April Estrellon /

This week’s annual conference of the Hawaii State Bar Association includes a day-long seminar on medical marijuana and how the process to get dispensaries in place is progressing.

State Rep. Della Au Belatti, a Democrat who has been a major force behind getting a medical marijuana system in place, joins Pod Squad host Chad Blair in our studio to talk about the legal and social issues still facing Hawaii. Also on the podcast: Mitzi Vaughn, an attorney from Seattle whose firm represents cannabis industry clients, and Robert Morgan, another attorney with medical cannabis experience who joins the discussion from Chicago.

Hit the play button to hear the discussion or subscribe to the Civil Beat Pod Squad on iTunes or Stitcher. Read a transcript of this podcast here.

Chad Blair and Rep. Della Au Belatti on Pod Squad

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