Guam

Guam has a medical marijuana program, but there is no state-licensed dispensary opened as of yet. Hopefully, this will change soon. In the meantime, here’s a guide to getting a medical marijuana card in Guam, as well as some of the laws behind it …

Naval Base, Guam.
Naval Base in Guam.

Telehealth/In-Person

In-person only. Patient must have a bona-fide relationship with doctor.

How Old Do I Have to Be to Apply for a Medical Marijuana Card?

18 years-old. Caregivers must also be 21 years-old. Younger patients may be able to get a medical marijuana card under the advice of a physician.

How Long Does it take to Get My MMJ Card?

Around 1 month. Could potentially be longer. Guam legalized medical marijuana in 2014, but a Cannabis Commission has not been properly set up. This means getting a MMJ card might take some time in Guam.

Cost

$15. $100 for primary caregivers.

Possession Limit (Medical Marijuana Patients)

2.5 ounces

Qualifying Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Any conditions that cause intractable spasticity
  • Any patient admitted into hospice care
  • Any condition “for which the qualified patient’s practitioner has determined that the use of medical cannabis may provide relief”

Medical Marijuana Laws

Possession of 1 ounce or less is decriminalized in Guam, with no incarceration and a $100 fine. This is for those without a valid medical marijuana card.

Possession of any more than 1 ounce is considered a Misdemeanor, with a 60-day prison sentence and/or a $500 fine.

Possession of any amount near a school is up to 1 year in prison and/or a $1,000 fine.

Distribution of any amount is 10-20 years imprisonment and/or a $50,000 fine.

A second offense of cannabis distribution is a 15 years-life imprisonment and/or a $100,000 fine.

Penalties for hashish and concentrates are the same as for marijuana.

Having a person under 18 involved in any marijuana-related crime will add 3 years to the sentence.

For those with a medical marijuana card, the possession limit is 2.5 ounces.

Home cultivation is prohibited.

State-licensed dispensaries are allowed, but none are operational as of yet.

There is a caregiver program. Caregivers must be aged 21 or over.

Medical marijuana patients must be aged 18 or over.

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