Northern Mariana Islands Department of Public Safety Intends to Keep Treating Cannabis as Illegal Substance

Northern Mariana Islands Department of Public Safety Intends to Keep Treating Cannabis as Illegal Substance

The agency will view cannabis as an illegal drug until the local government comes forth with new rules and regulations that the department can enforce.

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October 9, 2018
Saipan Tribune
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The Department of Public Safety is looking at treating cannabis as an illegal drug until the local government comes forth with new rules and regulations that the department can enforce.

During an interview with Department of Public Safety Commissioner Robert Guerrero, he said his agency will view cannabis as an illegal drug and implement current drug policies until regulations are drafted.

“I do not have any plans of changing any of our drug policies for the department…We will continue to implement our current drug policies…. until such time that the regulations come out,” he said.

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