The New Hampshire legislature has tried three times to legalize medical marijuana. Each time the governor has vetoed the legislation. But the state has a new governor now who has declared support for medical marijuana with tight regulations, so here comes attempt four.
The Associated Press reports:
House lawmakers are advancing a bill to legalize marijuana for medical use after tweaking the language, most notably to block out-of-state patients from purchasing the drug at the five dispensaries sanctioned in the bill.
A House committee voted 14-1 Thursday to recommend its passage.
That tweak might satisfy Gov. Maggie Hassan, but we’ll just have to see.
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