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Guam Governor Introduces Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

Guam Governor Eddie Calvo on Tuesday introduced legislation to legalize marijuana for those 21 and older. According to Calvo the law is modeled after Colorado’s Amendment 64; however, it has been “heavily vetted and changed” to Guam. It would allow for the possession and use of up to an ounce of cannabis, and the personal …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Guam Legalizes Medical Cannabis

Voters in Guam have approved an initiative to legalize medical cannabis. With results tallied in 56 of Guam’s 58 precinct, the proposal is leading with 56% of the vote, indicating that victory is a certainty. The initiative explicitly legalizes the medical use of cannabis for those who receive a recommendation from a physician. Specific details, …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Vote on Medical Cannabis Given Go-Ahead in Guam After Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge

U.S. District Court of Guam Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood has dismissed a lawsuit challenging next month’s vote on the legalization of medical cannabis, officially giving the go-ahead for the vote to take place. According to Tydingco-Gatewood, the individual who brought forth the case – attorney Howard Trapp – has no legal standing. Trapp sued the …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Medical Cannabis Legalization Added to November Ballot in Guam

Voters in Guam will have the opportunity this November to legalize medical cannabis. On Thursday, July 7th, the Guam Election Commission decided to put the Joaquin “KC” Concepcion II Compassionate Cannabis Use Act on the ballot this November. The proposal would legalize the use and possession of cannabis for medical purposes, and would also allow …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.