Bill Would Legalize and Regulate Use of Marijuana in NH

marijuanaRepresentatives Steve Vaillancourt, (R) Hills 15; Rep. Mark Warden, (R) Hills 39; Rep. Joel Winters, (D) Hills 18; Rep George Lambert, (R) Hills 44; and Rep. Timothy Robertson, (D) Ches 6 sponsored HB 492 to make New Hampshire the third state to legalize and regulate the adult use of marijuana.
The measure, House Bill 492, would legalize the possession of up to an ounce or less of marijuana and the private cultivation of a limited number of marijuana plants for adults 21 years of age and older. HB 492 would also allow for licensed and regulated marijuana retail stores, in addition to licensed facilities to cultivate, and manufacture marijuana.
The Bill is still in the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee it is due out of committee on Feb. 21, no date for a public hearing has been scheduled.

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