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Guam’s adoption of medicinal marijuana could emulate Arizona

The Department of Public Health will be at the forefront when it comes to the implementation of medicinal marijuana on Guam. Director James Gillan is preparing for its implementation.

While two dozen states now allow for the use of medicinal marijuana, it’s the state of Arizona that Gillan hopes to follow. “Because it works, it’s very efficient he doesn’t have a large bureaucracy, he doesn’t have people going out inspecting all sorts of things, but it has a regulatory activity if people are not properly licensed and some of it is to the point when you’re screening producers for any links to organized crime so we do a FBI background check on the producers,” he explained.

Gillan recently returned from a trip to the Grand Canyon State, where he was able to meet with friend and Arizona Department of Health Services director Will Humble. Gillan says Arizona has a proven system that has generated $7 million in excess revenue for other health programs.  [Read More]

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