Guam Releases Draft Medical Marijuana Regulations

HAGÅTÑA, GUAM — Following up on a successful 2014 ballot initiative that legalized medical marijuana in the US territory of Guam, the island’s Department of Public Health and Social Services released draft regulations for the medical marijuana program Thursday.

In a 151-page document published on the department’s website, proposed rules and regulations — including licencing fees and qualifying conditions — are outlined.

The department has announced public hearings on the proposed rules later this month.

Once the rules and regulations are finalized, they will be sent to the Legislature for final approval.

Under the proposed regulations, patients must be suffering from one of the following debilitating conditions to qualify for the medical marijuana…

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