Tuftonboro police chief fires back at pot lobby

CONCORD – An advocate for legal marijuana claims the fix is in because a commission tasked under a new law to study legalization of pot is packed with some known opponents.

But such an assertion is premature and baseless, said Tuftonboro Police Chief Andrew Shagoury, president of the NH Association of Chiefs of Police. He notes the commission’s members have not been announced and the study has yet to even begin.

And, the chief countered, the Marijuana Policy Project’s Matt Simon, who contends members will produce an unfavorable recommendation, may not be the most objective on this issue. “Clearly,” Shagoury said, “he’s a paid lobbyist for legalization.” *| More…

| Union Leader

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