Guam: Tracking system procured, industry can move forward

A mandatory and critical piece of Guam's approved, but stalled, cannabis industry is now in place. Local law requires that before any medicinal or adult-use cannabis sales occur, DPHSS stand up a comprehensive tracking system. The statute for medical patients requires the system provide for the online tracking of licenses granted to farms, manufacturers, dispensaries, and patients. Adult-use businesses, which are subject to additional local laws, are not able to begin purchasing or selling cannabis without a "seed to sale" tracking system implemented. 

The governor's office announced Wednesday that the Department of Public Health and Social Services has executed a contract with Metrc. The company was described as "an experienced provider of cannabis regulatory systems in the United States," in a press release.

According to the governor's office, the new contractor serves more than 250,000 users, including growers, testing facilities, dispensaries, state regulators, and law enforcement officials.

Read the complete article at postguam.com.


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