Slow start for medicinal marijuana in Guam

Voted by the people in 2013, still so many obstacles ahead in rolling out the medical marijuana initiative that's intended to help those suffering from cancer, glaucoma, and multiple sclerosis, to name a few.

No rules and regulations. No lab. And no tracking system. "Bluntly" speaking, Guam is far from implementing medicinal marijuana.

"It isn't as easy as you think it was going to be, because we have to make sure it's safe," stated Dr. Suzanne Kaneshiro, chief public health officer for the Medicinal Marijuana Commission. "We have to make sure the product is safe before people can use it - we would like them to use it but we want it safe." And this is where the commission comes in.

They held their first meeting on Monday, after reaching a quorum of six members, which included Dr. Kaneshiro. The consensus today: Put out a Request

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