Tag Archives: Marijuana

Marijuana industry gets blunt: Stop using the word ‘pot’

“…marijuana still carries a stigma that surfaces with the use of old slang like pot and weed. For many, the words evoke an image of lazy, not-so-bright people who puff their lives away. The image deeply bothers the marijuana industry, … Continue reading

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The High Cost Of Medical Marijuana Causes Pain In Vermont

Recent scientific reviews have found substantial evidence that marijuana can be useful in easing at least some types of chronic pain. Yet even for the majority of Americans who live in states that have legalized medical marijuana, choosing opioids can be much cheaper. … Continue reading

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4,700 Now Enrolled Under N.H.’s Medical Marijuana Law

New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program has more than doubled in size since 2016, according to the latest available data from the Department of Health and Human Services. About 4,700 patients were enrolled as of Dec. 20, up from just over 2,000 patients … Continue reading

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Vermont rehashes recreational marijuana bill as legislative year comes to a start

Vermont lawmakers are expected to consider a recreational marijuana bill this week that would make The Green Mountain State the first in the nation to legalize weed with its legislature rather than a voter referendum. | Keep Reading at the Washington … Continue reading

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Marijuana Policy To Be Debated At N.H. Statehouse

In September, possessing three-fourths of an ounce of marijuana became a violation rather than a crime. Those caught get a $100 fine and no jail time. But before the law changed, people were arrested for having this amount and that … Continue reading

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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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