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Monday, March 25, 2019

The Archdiocese of Agana on Monday expressed its “strong opposition” to the proposed legalization of recreational marijuana, saying Guam is “already riddled with a drug problem of epidemic magnitude.”

The Archdiocese issued the statement as the legislature continued del...

Friday, September 21, 2018

CNMI Gov. Ralph DLG Torres on Friday signed a bill that legalizes marijuana for recreational, medical and commercial use in the Northern Marianas, making it the first U.S. territory to make weed accessible in the market for diverse purposes.

  “Today, our people made h...

Monday, July 2, 2018

Saipan — The road to marijuana legalization in the CNMI recently made an unexpected U-turn after the House of Representatives sent the legislation back to the judicial and governmental operations committee, citing a constitutional impediment. In their June 12 session,...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson has joined 18 Attorneys General in calling for banking legislation reflecting legalized use of marijuana

Barrett-Anderson joined co-sponsors Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth, Distri...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Koror (Pacific Note)— “It’s relaxing,” Jack (not his real name) says, puffing weed in his porch. The odor of marijuana smoke wafts in the neighborhood, but no one frowns. The neighbors seem used to it.

“No, it’s not addictive. I can go on for days, even months, without...

Friday, February 17, 2017

After gaining valuable community input during Wednesday’s public hearing, Speaker Benjamin J.F. Cruz has scheduled another set of hearing dates to continue discussion on Bill No. 8-34—the Governor’s measure to legalize non-medical cannabis use. According to Cruz, the C...

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