New Hampshire Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Week in Review: Florida’s restrictive plan, slow returns in NH & Pennsylvania app processs

John Schroyer  | January 20, 2017

By Bart Schaneman, Omar Sacirbey and John Schroyer

Florida’s draft medical marijuana rules would bar new entrants, New Hampshire dispensaries have a ways to go before breaking even, and Pennsylvania releases MMJ business applications.

Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

The East Coast medical cannabis market: Q&A with Ted Rebholz of Temescal Wellness

Omar Sacirbey  | October 4, 2016

By Omar Sacirbey

Ted Rebholz was offered a high-level position at Harborside Health Center, but he turned it down to stay with a tech firm that was later sold to Cisco Systems.

Crossing paths with Harborside piqued Rebholz’s interest in the cannabis industry, paving the way for him to start a licensed MMJ business in New Hampshire. 

First dispensaries open in New Hampshire

Omar Sacirbey  | May 5, 2016

New Hampshire’s medical marijuana market is now officially up and running.

The first two dispensaries in the state have opened their doors, nearly three years after New Hampshire lawmakers legalized medical cannabis.

The move brings another new MMJ market into the fold, although it will be a small one for the foreseeable future.

The Sanctuary …

Polls: Majority support for cannabis in FL, NH, Canada

Omar Sacirbey  | March 2, 2016

A recent trio of polls suggest that attitudes toward cannabis reform continue to spread, with support for marijuana legalization evident in Florida, New Hampshire and Canada.

In Florida, 65% of voters said they will vote for one of the two medical marijuana legalization efforts being pushed in the state, compared to 28% who are against …

Maine Dispensaries Could Get Boost From NH Patients

Omar Sacirbey  | December 30, 2015

Dispensaries in Maine could start seeing an influx of patients from New Hampshire, at least temporarily.

New Hampshire decided to start issuing medical marijuana cards to registered patients this week even though the first dispensaries won’t open until spring of 2016 at the earliest.

Until those dispensaries open, registered patients can visit nearby Maine …

First NH Dispensary May Open as Soon as January

John Schroyer  | November 18, 2015

The first of up to four medical cannabis dispensaries in New Hampshire could open as soon as January now that a company has finally obtained local approval.

Temescal Wellness received the final green light – in the form of a conditional use permit – this week from the planning board in the town of …

3 New Hampshire Dispensary Applicants Get Initial Approval

Tony C. Dreibus  | June 10, 2015

New Hampshire’s first dispensaries received state approval to begin operations, but they must now get local permission and a separate state certificate to open their doors.

Prime Alternative Treatment Centers of New Hampshire, Temescal Wellness, and Sanctuary ATC were selected from 14 applicants to operate four MMJ outlets in the state. Temescal Wellness …

NH Businessman Formerly Against Cannabis Plans Dispensary

Tony C. Dreibus  | December 11, 2014

Money talks.

A New Hampshire business owner who was originally against the state’s approval of medical marijuana now plans to open a dispensary.

Paul Morrissette of Loudon said he changed his mind after seeing how legalization has affected other states. He’s working with a subsidiary of MariMed Advisors of Massachusetts to be ready …