Guam Governor Vetoes Medical Marijuana Bill, Saying it "Reeks of Legislative Arrogance"

Guam Governor Vetoes Medical Marijuana Bill, Saying it "Reeks of Legislative Arrogance"

The bill would have given Gov. Calvo waiver authority on Guam’s medical cannabis law.

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October 19, 2018

Guam – Calling it inorganic and reeking of legislative arrogance, Gov. Calvo vetoed a bill that would have given him waiver authority on Guam’s medical cannabis law.

Introduced by Sen. Dennis Rodriguez Jr., bill 326 sought to give the governor of Guam waiver authority for certain requirements under the Joaquin KC Concepcion Compassionate Cannabis Act. The act became law through referendum in 2014 but the government has not been able to establish a set of rules and regulations that would allow for medical cannabis use on island.

The bill would have allowed the governor to waive certain requirements of the law with the goal of speeding up the approval of rules and regulations.

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