Becoming A Patient In Guam

To register as a patient in Guam, you can fill out the application found on their Health Services website. You will need to provide a photo ID and a written certification from your doctor. There is a $15 fee for first time applicants and a $10 annual renewal fee.

Eligible conditions:

If you are diagnosed with one of the following conditions, you may be eligible for physician certification as a patient in Guam:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity.
  • Epilepsy
  • Positive status for HIV
  • Admitted into hospice care in accordance with rules promulgated under this act
  • PTSD
  • Rheumatoid arthritis or similar chronic autoimmune inflammatory disorders; or
  • Any other medical condition, medical treatment or disease for which the qualified patient's practitioner has determined that the use of medical cannabis may provide relief.

Becoming a Patient as a Minor:

The application for minors is the same as for adults, but will require a parent or legal guardian signature.

Benefits of Being a Patient:

As a registered patient in Guam, you will have an affirmative defense in court if you are arrested for the possession of cannabis. You will also not be stripped of parental rights in child custody hearings based on your use of cannabis.

Becoming a Caregiver:

If you wish to become a caregiver, first a patient will have to fill out the caregiver designation form. Caregivers are limited to serve one patient. Once you have been designated by a patient, you can fill out the application found here.

Out of State Patients:

Guam recognizes medical cannabis registrations from other states and territories. For more information about traveling as a medical cannabis patient, check out our Travel Guide.

Home Cultivation:

A qualified patient or patient's caregiver may possess no more than six flowering mature plants and twelve juvenile plants at one time. Caregivers with multiple designated patients may possess up to six mature plants and twelve immature plants for each patient. Personal cultivations must be conducted indoors on property where you reside or own. The grow site must be secured by a lockable door. Cultivation sites are subject to DPHSS searches, they will give 24 hours notice. If you wish to grow at home, you can use the patient home cultivation permit application or designated caregiver home cultivation permit application.