Governor introduces bill to legalize recreational marijuana

The proposal would assess a sin tax of 15 percent and would make the age requirement 21 for the purchase, handling and consumption of cannibis
Pacific News Center
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

eddie calvoAs promised and just in the second week into the new year, Governor Eddie Calvo of Guam has introduced legislation for the recreational use of marijuana. The governor is dubbing is the Marijuana Control Law which would regulate the use, production, sale and taxation of marijuana as well as decriminalize marijuana by removing it as a schedule 1 controlled substance under the Guam Uniform Controlled Substances Act. In a transmittal letter to Speaker BJ Cruz, the governor says, "I am introducing this bill, not because I personally support the recreational use of marijuana, but as a solution to the regulatory labyrinth that sprouted from the voter-mandated medical marijuana program."