Tag Archives: Marijuana

Renny Cushing: It’s time to end the failed war on weed

Back in the last century, when I was a boy growing up in Hampton, a number of things that were considered “social evils” were prohibited by state law and local ordinance. Gambling and “intoxicating spirits” were two of the vices … Continue reading

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Marijuana Legalization Study Panel to Hold Third Meeting

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A committee studying the legalization, regulation and taxation of marijuana in New Hampshire is hearing from several experts. The committee is holding its third meeting on Monday. The panel is expected to hear from representatives of the state … Continue reading

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Legalizing Marijuana is Wrong for NH

Currently, the New Hampshire Legislature is considering HB 656-FN-A-LOCAL. This bill proposes to legalize and regulate the personal use of marijuana by persons 21 years or older. It also calls for retail sales and state the generation of revenue through … Continue reading

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Lawmakers endorse bill to legalize retail pot sales

A commission to study the legalization, regulation, and taxation of marijuana in New Hampshire held its first meeting last week with considerable fanfare, even though not much happened. More substantive action on the marijuana front was taken just a few days … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Study Commission Begins Review Process

The commission tasked with studying the potential impacts of legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana in New Hampshire met for the first time Tuesday, beginning a review process on how the state may implement a commercialized cannabis market. HB 215, which … Continue reading

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Newport NH Chief calls new marijuana law a ‘flawed system’

Newport Police Chief Jim Burroughs doesn’t have much positive to say about New Hampshire’s new marijuana law. “It’s a flawed system. We’re trying to make the best out of it.” “The Legislature didn’t legalize marijuana. It just decriminalized areas of … Continue reading

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New Hampshire House Discusses Amendments to Marijuana Legalization Bill

New Hampshire lawmakers are taking a deliberate approach to a bill seeking to legalize and regulate marijuana, holding two additional hearings to discuss amendments before a full committee vote next month. | Read more at NH Journal

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