Guam: Cannabis rules and regulations written, await opportunity to hold public hearing

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Cannabis board members, during a meeting in January, said there already is a robust illegal cannabis industry on island which produces about three tons of cannabis per year. CWilliams said the cannabis board also plans to post the document online. The recreational cannabis industry must operate using locally acquired seeds, the rules and regulations state, because importing cannabis to the island is prohibited. The rules and regulations, written by the Cannabis Control Board, currently are being reviewed by the administration before a public hearing, which is required by law before they can be adopted. The rules and regulations provide for government licensing of three different aspects of the cannabis industry: cultivation, testing, manufacturing and retail.

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The Pacific Daily News reports…

Recreational cannabis products sold on Guam must be clearly labeled “KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND ANIMALS,” and all cannabis-infused food must be sold in child-resistant packaging, according to the proposed rules and regulations for the island’s recreational cannabis industry.

The rules and regulations, written by the Cannabis Control Board, currently are being reviewed by the administration before a public hearing, which is required by law before they can be adopted.

The timing of the public hearing depends on pandemic restrictions, according to cannabis board Chairwoman...

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