Legalization Bill Advanced in New Hampshire House

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After members of the state House approved a legalization bill last year, the measure was promptly voted down in the state Senate by a vote of 15-9. Lawmakers in the New Hampshire House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to move forward with legislation that would legalize recreational cannabis in the Granite State. Members of the House voted 234-127 to advance the bill to a committee for further consideration. Republicans control the New Hampshire legislature, known as the state General Court, but the two chambers have long been split on the issue of marijuana legalization. While the House has pushed for an end to prohibition, the state Senate has not been on board.

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Lawmakers in the New Hampshire House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to move forward with legislation that would legalize recreational cannabis in the Granite State.

Members of the House voted 234-127 to advance the bill to a committee for further consideration. 

The measure “would make possession and use of cannabis legal for adults 21 and older,” while empowering “existing alternative treatment centers to expand their role in marijuana production to supply local retailers, with the Liquor Commission potentially taking on a greater oversight role,” according...

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