New Hampshire Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Marijuana Business This Week: Nevada license hearing, hemp lending guidance, SC mulls medical cannabis & more

Here are some notable stories and events to watch for in the coming days: ASCENT LICENSE HEARING: Representatives of Canadian cannabis company Ascent Industries Corp. are scheduled to appear Wednesday before the Clark County Department of Business License to argue why its permits in Nevada should not be permanently suspended, revoked or non-renewed. Sweet Cannabis, […]

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New Hampshire House passes recreational cannabis bill, sends to Senate

New Hampshire’s House approved a full-fledged adult-use marijuana legalization bill, sending the measure to the Senate for its consideration. The legislation was approved in a 200-163 vote, according to New Hampshire Public radio. House Bill 481 would tax cannabis cultivators at 5% and retailers at 9%. As originally introduced, the legislation would have imposed a […]

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New Hampshire House endorses adult-use marijuana, but major hurdle remains

New Hampshire’s House gave preliminary approval on Wednesday to a bill legalizing a recreational marijuana industry that would allow an unlimited number of licenses statewide. A similar bill passed the House last year before dying in the Republican-controlled Senate. Democrats, who added legalization to their party platform last year, now control the Senate as well. […]

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New Hampshire to boost number of medical marijuana dispensaries by 50%

New Hampshire is on the verge of expanding its medical marijuana program from four to six dispensaries – a move that will add two businesses to an industry that’s been struggling financially but may be turning the corner. Lawmakers this month passed legislation that calls for the two additional dispensaries in sparsely populated regions of […]

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New Hampshire medical marijuana dispensaries prep for sales increase

New Hampshire’s four medical marijuana dispensaries are ramping up for an expected boost in both patient registrations and the resulting uptick in sales, thanks to new qualifying MMJ conditions that go into effect this month. The state updated its MMJ law in July to allow those suffering from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder to […]

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New Hampshire adds chronic pain, PTSD to medical MJ conditions

New Hampshire has added chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of qualifying conditions for the state’s medical marijuana program, a move that could significantly boost the state’s struggling MMJ industry. New Hampshire’s governor recently signed House Bill 160 adding the two conditions, according to Foster’s Daily Democrat. A January report by New Hampshire’s health […]

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States with the best chance to legalize cannabis in 2017?

By John Schroyer After a landmark year in cannabis legalization, marijuana advocates have plenty of work left. And they’re not resting on their laurels. The Marijuana Policy Project calculates a whopping 37 legalization bills for medical or recreational marijuana are likely to be introduced in 33 states and the District of Columbia in 2017.

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Report: $740K in sales for NH medical marijuana businesses

New Hampshire’s four fledgling medical marijuana dispensaries racked up a combined $740,000 in sales during their first few months of operation last year, indicating that the companies have a long way to go before breaking even. The figures, which are included in a new report by the state’s health department, cover sales from the time each […]

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