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Cynthia Thielen on Drugs

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Voted against medical marijuana dispensaries

Legislation summary:HB 321: Establishes a licensing system for medical marijuana dispensaries. Prohibits counties from enacting zoning regulations that discriminate against licensed dispensaries and production centers. Allows a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, or an owner or employee of a medical marijuana production center or dispensary to transport medical marijuana in any public place. Allows persons authorized to use and possess medical marijuana in other states to be treated similarly to qualifying patients in this State. Authorizes the department of health to conduct criminal history checks on license applicants, licensees, and prospective employees of dispensaries and production centers.

Legislative outcome:Passed House 43-8-0 on March 10, 2015; Rep. Cynthia Thielen voted NO; Passed Senate 23-2 on April 14, 2015; Signed by Governor Ige on 7/15/2015, as Act 241.

Source: Hawaii legislative voting records: HB 321 , Jul 15, 2015

Has supported industrial hemp

She has supported abortion rights, physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill and industrial hemp. She has opposed legalizing gambling and expanding the right to carry concealed firearms.
Source: Honolulu Advertiser , Oct 1, 2006

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