Medical Marijuana of Hawaii, by Hawaiian-Pacific Pain and Palliative Care

Medical Marijuana of Hawaii

Clinic Information

Board Certified Physician

We offer more than just a signature on your Hawaii Medical Marijuana Program application.  At Hawaiian-Pacific Pain and Palliative Care, you will be seen by a:

Cannabinoid Medicine is serious medicine, and needs to be taken seriously.   

Benefits of Medicinal Cannabis

As recognized by the US National Institutes of Health/ National Cancer Institute:The potential benefits of medicinal Cannabis for people living with cancer include:

  • Antiemetic effects (effective against vomiting and nausea)

  • Appetite stimulation

  • Pain relief

  • Improved sleep

  • Symptom management

  • Direct antitumor effect

  • End of life care

Alternative to Traditional Medications

Cannabis medicine is a legitimate alternative to the usual traditional medications being prescribed for:

  • Pain

  • Muscular spasm

  • Neuropathy

It is safer and more effective than many, if not all, traditional medications used for a variety of conditions. Our goal is to combine traditional non-pill pain medicine therapies with your right to use cannabis in a medicinal fashion.

Legal in Hawaii for Medical Use

Marijuana can be used legally in Hawaii to treat a variety of illnesses, including:

  • Cancer

  • Glaucoma

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition

  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome

  • Severe pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Severe nausea

  • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy

  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis Crohn's disease

  • Any other medical condition approved by the department of health pursuant to administrative rules in response to a request from a physician or potentially qualifying patient.

More Information

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Signed: David J. Barton, MD

(I am still reviewing the content of the website, which has been revamped)

 

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