US Pacific territory of Guam to debate legislation decriminalising marijuana

HAGATNA, Guam —- A senator in Guam is calling for the US Pacific territory to legalise marijuana for medicinal purposes.

Tina Muña-Barnes is planning to introduce legislation to decriminalise cannabis.

She’s told Pacific Beat there was “resounding support” at a recent public hearing in Guam for medicinal use of the drug.

“The legal system should focus more on serious crimes – people should not have to go to jail for simple possession of cannabis,” she said.

 

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