With no action from lawmakers, Guam's cannabis industry rules will be adopted

The 90-day window for the Guam Legislature to address proposed rules and regulations for a cannabis industry passed with no action from senators.

That means the rules will be approved by default, despite disagreements expressed by constituents and some senators on the way the rules would govern the cannabis industry.

Adult-use cannabis has been legal on Guam since 2019, but selling or trading cannabis has remained illegal with no rules in place for the licensure of growers, manufacturers, and retailers of the plant.

Attorney Vanessa Williams, who chairs the Cannabis Control Board, said she is awaiting final confirmation from the Compiler of Laws and the legislative secretary on the adoption of the rules. The board aims to work out when the Department of Revenue and Taxation can begin accepting applications by the next meeting, set for Monday, she said.

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