Grassroots Guam is claiming that people are getting denied business licences for medical marijuana operations by Rev&Tax. DRT director John Camacho on the other hand tells PNC this is not the case.
Guam – The pro medical marijauna advocacy group Grassroots Guam has sent out a release saying that they have heard reports that the Department of Revenue and Taxation has been denying cannabis business license applications.
PNC contacted Rev&Tax director John Camacho who says that his agency is not denying applications for business licenses for cannabis operations. Camacho says that the only reason his agency would not provide a license is if the potential business has not received clearances from other GovGuam agencies first like Public Health, Land Management, Public Works, and the A.G.’s office. Camacho says that to his knowledge no applicants for medicinal cannabis operations have turned in an application showing that they have cleared these agencies.
Meanwhile, Grassroots Guam says that the Department of Public Health and Social Services is not putting forth laboratory protocols which is something they are required to do by law. In addition they say that there is no representation for patients and cannabis businesses on the medical marijuana commission.
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