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Woody Harrelson Wants to Open Pot Dispensary in Hawaii

Los Angeles: Hollywood Actor Woody Harrelson has filed an application seeking permission to open up one of Honolulu County's first medical dispensaries in Hawaii.

Harrelson, a marijuana advocate, would open the clinic under his company name, Simple Organic Living, according to a state Department of Health statement.

The applications are submitted by 60 people and after review the state will award them to eight applicants in April. Medical marijuana has been legal in Hawaii for more than 15 years.

If selected, the "Cheers" and "Hunger Games" star will get the permission to open two production centers and two dispensaries. Harrelson could also use a loophole for for some significant tax breaks.

The actor could set up in an "enterprise zone," which is used to reward employers who set up in economically depressed areas.

Harrelson is a well-known advocate of marijuana and hemp. He even narrated a documentary called "Grass."