NH Pro-Marijuana Advocates Discuss Decriminalization Effort and Future Goals

The law was first introduced by Rep. Robert “Renny” Cushing, D-Hampton, and will go into effect on Sept. 16, making New Hampshire the last state in New England to decriminalize possession of marijuana.

Matt Simon, the New England Political Director of the Marijuana Policy Project, has been working on issues surrounding cannabis in the Granite State since 2007. In an interview with NH Journal, Simon said the House of Representatives passed a bill decriminalizing possession every year since 2008 but faced opposition from the 24-member Senate and two former governors: John Lynch and Maggie Hassan. | More…

| NH Journal

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