Guam: DRT marijuana licensing bill to move forward this week

A new piece of legislation from Sen. Joe San Agustin may allow Guam's medical marijuana law to make some headway in its implementation. The freshman senator plans to introduce legislation this week that will amend the medical marijuana law with regulations on the issuance of business licenses for manufacturers and cultivators at the Department of Revenue and Taxation. Licenses are outlined in the amended medical marijuana law, which describes the Department of Public Health and Social Services' role. In addition, Rev and Tax also must establish its own procedures for medical marijuana business licenses, according to past statements from San Agustin. 

The testing lab and dispensary will not have to pay for business licenses. According to San Agustin, this is because neither the lab nor dispensary is in the current Rev and Tax fee model. These licenses are also already in the medical marijuana law but the exact language on...

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