No Laboratories Apply for Guam MMJ Testing License; Program on Hold

Not a single company has applied for a medical cannabis testing license in Guam, putting the start of the program on hold, the Associated Press reports. The program was approved by voters in 2014 and Gov. Eddie Calvo approved the regulations last February. The law requires potency and safety testing. Department of Public Health and […]

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Guam Gov. Signs MMJ Regulations Bill

Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo has approved the island’s medical cannabis rules and regulations after more than three years of legal and political wrangling, Pacific Daily News reports. Medical cannabis was legalized on the U.S. territory in 2014; however, the measure did not include infrastructure regulations, rendering the legalization measure moot. The rules require seed-to-sale tracking […]

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19 Attorney Generals Send Letter to Congress Asking for Cannabis Banking Protection Legislation

Attorney generals from 17 states, Washington, D.C., and Guam have sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to “advance legislation that would allow states that have legalized medical or recreational use of marijuana to bring that commerce into the banking system” following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to rescind the Cole Memo protections. […]

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Guam Gov. Signs Bill to Create MMJ Industry

Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo has signed a bill directing the Department of Revenue and Taxation to begin issuing business licenses to medical cannabis cultivators, processors, laboratories, and dispensaries – bringing patients in the U.S. territory one stop close to receiving medical cannabis therapies, the Guam Daily Post reports. Medical cannabis was legalized by Joaquin “KC” […]

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Guam Pulls Adult-Use Measure Amid Trump Administration Fears

Due to federal uncertainty, Guam’s gubernatorial administration has pulled a bill that would have legalized adult cannabis possession and use in the U.S. territory from consideration, Pacific News Center reports. According to Eric Palacios, special assistant to Gov. Eddie Clavo, the move doesn’t necessarily mean the plan is dead but just temporarily on hold. “We […]

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Guam Pushing Forward with Cannabis Reforms

Legislation set to be introduced in Guam would force policymakers to implement the 2014 voter-approved medical cannabis laws, which stalled due to complications developing the rules and regulations, according to a Guam Daily Post report. The measure, introduced by Sen. Joe San Agustin, would set the license fees for manufacturers and cultivators at $1,000, while […]

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Guam Gov. Sends Adult-Use Bill to Legislature

Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo has sent a bill to the legislature that would legalize adult cannabis use in the U.S. territory, setting the age to consume the drug at 21, KUAM News reports. In a letter to Speaker Benjamin J.F. Cruz, Calvo said the legislation is proposed “as a solution to the regulatory labyrinth” created […]

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