Woody Harrelson's Application to Run a Marijuana Business in Hawaii Has Been Denied: Report

Woody Harrelson's Application For Marijuana Business in Hawaii Denied: Report
Woody Harrelson
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04/30/2016 AT 03:15 PM EDT

Woody Harrelson's application to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Hawaii was denied on Friday, according to a report from Reuters.

However, the Oscar-nominated actor was not the only person to get denied, as the state reportedly only accepted eight out of over 60 applications. A list of approved parties from the Hawaii Department of Health showed three approvals in Honolulu on Oahu Island, two on the Big Island, two on Maui and another on Kauai, Reuters reports.

Harrelson, 54 – who has been a longtime advocate of marijuana and even serves on the advisory board of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws – reportedly submitted his application for the business in early 2016, months after the state's Department of Health approved the production of medical marijuana.

According to the report, no reason was given as to why the Hunger Games star was not approved.



A rep for Harrelson declined to comment on Reuters' report.
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