New Hampshire Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News


Medical cannabis business opportunities could swell in several states this year

Several states could expand their medical cannabis programs this year through new laws or regulatory policies, opening the door to additional business licenses, more sales for existing cannabis operators and fresh business for ancillary companies. The business prospects in the eight states listed below might not be as glitzy as new, hundred-million-dollar-plus cannabis markets. But […]

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NH House OKs bills expanding medical cannabis conditions

The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved two bills to make medical marijuana available to more patients by expanding the state’s list of treatable conditions, but a more expansive measure died in the Senate. The House on Wednesday voted to add insomnia and opioid-use disorder to the list of qualifying conditions, though the latter would […]

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marijuana social equity

Some African-American aldermen in Chicago are concerned that the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois on Jan. 1 will give white retail store owners an advantage.

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New Hampshire lawmakers override governor’s medical cannabis veto

Certified New Hampshire patients soon will have the ability to buy medical marijuana even if they haven’t had the same doctor for three months – a development that could provide a sales boost to the state’s small MMJ market. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed a bill last month to eliminate the waiting period, but both the […]

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New Hampshire medical marijuana market plagued by slow patient processing

New Hampshire’s small, highly regulated medical cannabis market is being hampered by delays in registering patients, according to a new report. Virtually all qualified patients don’t receive their cards to purchase MMJ within the mandated five-day period, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader, citing a legislative performance audit. The average registration time in 2018 […]

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New Hampshire governor rejects medical cannabis expansion bill

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed legislation that could have spurred medical marijuana sales by eliminating a health-care provider requirement. The bill would have eliminated the requirement that a patient have at least a three-month relationship with a health-care provider before being certified to receive MMJ. In nixing the medical cannabis bill, the Republican governor […]

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New Hampshire governor vetoes bill opening state to for-profit cannabis firms

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu vetoed legislation that would have opened the state’s heavily regulated medical marijuana industry to for-profit MMJ businesses, dealing a setback to cannabis entrepreneurs who might have been interested in launching a moneymaking operation there. The bill would have allowed MMJ licensees, called Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs), to operate either as […]

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NH to allow physician assistants to recommend medical marijuana

A recent move in New Hampshire could make it easier for patients to receive medical cannabis recommendations and, thus, boost medical marijuana sales in the state. Physician assistants soon will be able to recommend MMJ in New Hampshire as Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill expanding the list of providers who may do so. […]

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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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