The Cannabis Control Board (CCB) was created by the Guam Cannabis Industry Act of 2019 to regulate cannabis for public health, welfare, safety, and taxation purposes. The CCB is responsible for regulating all who buy, sell, produce, possess, transport, or deliver any cannabis items within Guam except for the personal cultivation of cannabis as allowed by Guam law.
The CCB operates under the Department of Revenue and Taxation (DRT).
A requirement for a cannabis establishment license is that the main applicant(s) must be a legal resident of Guam who have maintained continuous residential address(es) on Guam for a period of no less than three years prior to the application for a Cannabis Establishment License. Those applying must retain at least 51% ownership of the cannabis establishment.
Retail cannabis stores shall only be located in the following zones:
- Commercial Zone
- Light Industrial Zone
- Heavy Industrial Zone