Hawaii cannabis industry expands with additional Maui dispensary, new edibles options – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Maui Grown Therapies on Friday will open its third medical cannabis dispensary, this one in Pukalani.

The move comes after the company received state Department of Health authorization after passing a final onsite inspection at 7 Aewa Place, Unit 3.

“Maui Grown Therapies’ new dispensary will improve access to patients in Upcountry Maui,” said Michele Nakata, program manager of DOH’s Office of Medical Cannabis Control and Regulation, in a news release.

The company already has outlets in Lahaina and Kahului.

In another sign of expansion in Hawaii’s medical cannabis industry, two companies announced they are offering new cannabis-infused products after the DOH issued revised rules last month allowing for the sale of chocolates, beverages, brownies, cookies and other edibles at licensed dispensaries.

Aloha Green Cannabis Collection, which operates Aloha Green Apothecary locations in Waikiki, near the airport and on South King Street, began sales today of its lightly carbonated drink called Tiny Bubbles that contains low doses of THC and CBD.

Hawaiian Ethos announced earlier this month that it is selling “the first legal cannabis-infused chocolates” to be offered in the state.

Kokoleka chocolates are available at Hawaiian Ethos outlets in Kona, Hilo and Waimea. The sweets are made from organic,

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