I received the following legislative alert out of New Hampshire:
The New Hampshire House has overwhelmingly passed several marijuana policy reforms, and five will receive public hearings in the Senate on Tuesday, April 11. This is a very important day for advocacy at the state house, so please check your calendar and see if you can visit Concord next Tuesday!
Here are the details:
WHAT AND WHEN: Senate Judiciary Committee and Health and Human Services Committee hearings on five marijuana policy reform bills:
9:20 a.m. — HB 640 would reduce the penalty for possessing up to an ounce of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a violation punishable only by a fine.
11:00 a.m. — HB 215 would create a study commission on the potential impacts of adult use legalization and regulation.
1:15 p.m. — HB 160 would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for the medical cannabis program.
1:30 p.m. — HB 472 would allow limited home cultivation of cannabis by qualifying patients and caregivers.
1:45 p.m. — HB 157 would allow patients to qualify for medical cannabis if they experience moderate to severe chronic pain.
WHERE: State House Room 100 (morning hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee) and Legislative Office Building Room 101 (afternoon hearings in the Senate Health and Human Service Committee).
Please also email your senator today, and urge him or her to support these sensible and compassionate reforms! Then, please share this message with your family and friends!
New England Political Director
Marijuana Policy Project