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Hawaii

HAWAII HAS A growing biomedicine industry that is important to the state's economy and to researchers performing fundamental research on stem cells. Progress is possible through appropriate legislation and public funding. As no federal legislation in the United States regulates stem cell research (except by an executive order to not allow federal funding to be used for embryonic stem cell research except on human embryonic stem cell lines created before August 9, 2001), each state is responsible for determining policy and funding for stem cell research. In 2007 Hawaii approved H.B. No. 364 to establish stem cell research policy and form an institute for regenerative medicine at the University of Hawaii.

The institute is assigned the goals of supporting stem cell and related research, translating innovation ...

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