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N.H. Jury Nullification Case Seen as Boost to Pot Legalization

Some lawmakers who support liberalizing the state’s marijuana laws say the recent acquittal of a Barnstead man who grew marijuana in his back yard for personal and religious use will advance their cause.

State Rep. Timothy Comerford, R-Fremont, cosponsored a bill to legalize and tax marijuana that the House killed earlier this year. He also voted for a decriminalization bill that passed the House by one vote but failed in the Senate.

Source: Manchester Union-Leader. Read full article. (link)

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