Roger Tilton’s Clarion Call To New Hampshire: “Let’s Be Tenth!”

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By Roger Tilton NEW HAMPSHIRE: Four years ago, I ran for state senate in the “First in the Nation Primary” state of New Hampshire on the theme: “Let’s be ‘Third in the Nation’ to legalize adult-use cannabis.” I lost. And so did New Hampshire. Since that election, every jurisdiction neighboring New Hampshire (save the Atlantic Read the full article…

New Hampshire: Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession Offenses

Governor signs marijuana decriminalization bill into law.

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has signed legislation into law decriminalizing minor marijuana offenses. The new law, which takes effect in mid-September, eliminates criminal penalties for the possession of up to 3/4 of an ounce of cannabis and/or up to five grams of hashish for those age 18 and older. First and second time offenders will face a $100 Read the full article…

Taking The High Road: Roger Tilton’s Notes On Democracy

Mr. Tilton, a longtime, strong and loud cannabis legalization activist, lost his bid for a New Hampshire State Senate seat by 12 points, 56-44, a 7-point improvement over his first bid two years ago.

by Roger Tilton In “Notes on Democracy,” H. L. Mencken wrote:  “Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.” You’d think our 240-year-old experiment with democracy hit a rough patch this past Tuesday, or as we learned after “establishing ‘democracy’ in Iraq,” that you don’t always get the democracy you want.  Read the full article…

New Hampshire DHHS Issues Registration Certificate To Prime ATC Therapeutic Cannabis Dispensary In Merrimack

The study's findings are similar to those reported among enrollees in other states' medical cannabis programs, including the experiences of patients in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, and elsewhere.

NEW HAMPSHIRE: The NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces that Prime Alternative Treatment Center  has received a registration certificate for its therapeutic cannabis dispensary in Merrimack. Prime’s dispensary will begin operations on Thursday, August 11, at which point qualifying patients and designated caregivers registered with Prime ATC will be able to obtain therapeutic Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers Approved By State

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NEW HAMPSHIRE:  Medical marijuana is one step closer to reality in New Hampshire. The first applicants to open medical marijuana facilities in New Hampshire have been approved by the state, but it will likely be months before they open. The Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of New Read the full article…

New Hampshire House Votes To Decriminalize Possession Of Small Amounts Of Marijuana

The New Hampshire House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of a bill that makes carrying a half-ounce or less of cannabis a violation-level offense, like a speeding ticket.

NEW HAMPSHIRE:  There’s growing support for decriminalizing the possession of a small amounts of marijuana in New Hampshire. The New Hampshire House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of a bill that makes carrying a half-ounce or less of cannabis a violation-level offense, like a speeding ticket. The House has voted six times in its history Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed In Epping

The Oregon Legislature is mulling a plan to let medical-marijuana dispensaries temporarily sell pot to all adults July 1.

NEW HAMPSHIRE:  A medical marijuana dispensary has been proposed in Epping, New Hampshire, after the state passed a law allowing seriously ill residents to use marijuana to treat their illnesses. The Portsmouth Herald reports the plan will be presented to selectmen on Monday night at Epping Town Hall. The program is being administered through the Read the full article…

New Hampshire Senate: Study Growing Marijuana At Home

Under the bill, licensed patients could possess up to two mature plants and 12 immature plants or seedlings. They had to report their cultivation locations to the state and lost cultivation rights once a dispensary opened within 30 miles of their home.

NEW HAMPSHIRE: The Senate has voted to study whether people with serious illnesses should be allowed to grow marijuana at home rather than wait for dispensaries to open under New Hampshire’s medical marijuana law. The Senate voted Thursday without debate to study the House bill. Last year, lawmakers considered including a home-grow provision in the medical marijuana Read the full article…

State House Live: N.H. House Overwhelmingly Defeats Marijuana Legalization Bill

Furthermore, recent polls from the UNH Survey Center show the majority of New Hampshire residents support legalizing marijuana.

NEW HAMPSHIRE:  The House stood strongly against legalizing marijuana this afternoon, 192-140. The 52 vote margin represents a major change since the House narrowly passed the bill in January and sent it to the Ways and Means Committee. Gov. Maggie Hassan, a Democrat, had promised to veto any bill legalizing marijuana. Supporters of the bill Read the full article…