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The passage of Public Law 20-66, the “Taulamwaar Sensible CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018”, as amended by Public Law 21-5, allowed for the personal and medicinal use of marijuana in the CNMI. The Act created the CNMI Cannabis Commission (Commission) to establish a Homegrown marijuana registry for persons who are 21 years of age or older or medical marijuana patients that are authorized to produce, process, keep or store homegrown marijuana at their household or cultivation site.
Implementation of the Homegrown Marijuana Registry (non-commercial). Individuals who are 21 years of age or older are mandated by Commonwealth law to register for a Homegrown Marijuana Registry Card in order to produce, process, keep or store homegrown marijuana at a household or cultivation site. The Commission has created the application and has begun to issue out Homegrown Marijuana Registry cards to individuals who have met the requirements.
The Marijuana Registry is a record maintained by the CNMI Cannabis Commission of the names and addresses of persons who are 21 years of age or older, or medical marijuana patients authorized to produce, process, keep, or store homegrown marijuana at a household or a cultivation site for noncommercial purposes. Pursuant to CNMI Public 20-66, the Commission has the authority and duty to maintain strict confidence of the Registry. By Law, the Commission is prohibited from releasing names under the Homegrown and Medicinal programs including employers of those registered.
As the Commission continues to develop regulations for the Homegrown marijuana registry, a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) was created to assist potential marijuana homegrowers understand what the allowances, limitations and requirements are under the Law. The FAQs are not intended to supersede the “Taulamwaar Sensible CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018” and should there be any discrepancy, the language in the statute prevails.
Public safety is a top priority of the Commission. The CNMI Department of Public Safety and all law enforcement officers within the Commonwealth shall enforce this Act and assist the Commission in detecting violations and apprehending offenders. Each law enforcement officer having notice, knowledge or reasonable ground of suspicion of any violation of this Act shall immediately notify the Department of Public Safety, the Commission, and the Office of the Attorney General of such violation.
To file an official complaint with the Commission, click on the link above to download the form and submit to email@example.com for further investigation.