Delays, Confusion, and Continued Arrests: A Two-Year Retrospective on New Hampshire’s “Therapeutic Use of Cannabis” Law
WASHINGTON, DC — On two year anniversary of New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan signing legislation making New Hampshire the 19th medical marijuana state, the Washington, DC-based Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) released a report Thursday heavily criticizing the state’s implementation of the law.
Gov. Hassan signed House Bill 573 into law on July 23, 2015, creating the limited and restrictive “Therapeutic Use of Cannabis” program, which was to be administered by the state’s Department of Health and Human Services.
Two years later, however, patients in the state who’s motto is “Live Free or Die” have yet to be provided with any safe, legal access…