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Barnes introduces resolution decriminalizing cannabis

by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Senator Tina Muna Barnes has introduced Resolution 201 the measure would call for the decriminalization of cannabis so that local law enforcement and corrections officers can focus more on resources on the increase in violent crimes including murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault and also to enhance individual personal, and political freedom and liberty. This is not the first time a measure related to marijuana has been introduced. In 2010, Senator Rory Respicio introduced the compassionate healthcare bill of 2010. The legislation however never made it to session floor. That bill proposed legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes only. We should note Senator Barnes resolution is not a bill.

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