Aug 11, 2015

The locations of two of the state’s four medical marijuana treatment centers were proposed earlier this month in Plymouth and at a business park in Lebanon. 

The proposals must now meet with approval from local zoning boards. 

Aug 17, 2015

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has scheduled public forums in August to discuss four possible medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation sites.

Nov 03, 2015

On Monday, November 2 the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced it will start accepting applications from medical marijuana patients.

DHHS is calling this a “pre-registration period” because patients will not be able to use medical marijuana until a medical marijuana dispensary opens.  DHHS says they expect the first dispensary to open in early 2016.

Nov 18, 2015

Linda Horan, a 64 year-old NH woman with terminal lung cancer, has filed a lawsuit against the NH Department of Health and Human Services, demanding they issue her an identification card that would allow her to legally purchase medical marijuana in Maine. 

Dec 23, 2015

On Tuesday, December 22 the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced it will begin issuing medical marijuana cards to qualifying patients. 

Dec 31, 2015

There were several major policy debates in New Hampshire in 2015, from decriminalizing marijuana to letting schools opt out of Common Core.  Here are the issue pages on our website that got the most New Hampshire traffic in 2015:

1. Gun Laws 

Jan 22, 2016

On Thursday, January 21 a New Hampshire House committee heard testimony on a bill that would allow medical marijuana use for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Aug 12, 2016

On Thursday, August 11 the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) rejected two petitions to change the classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug.

Federal drug law classifies illegal substances in five schedules, depending on how addictive and dangerous they are, and whether or not they have a medical application.  Schedule I includes drugs such as heroin and LSD.

Jan 04, 2017

This year both the House and Senate will consider bills that would allow medical marijuana to treat chronic pain in New Hampshire.

Feb 25, 2017

On Thursday, February 23 the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 144, a bill that would give doctors more leeway when recommending medical marijuana for a patient. 


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