New Hampshire Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

First dispensaries open in New Hampshire

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 Alternative Treatment […]

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

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 […]

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Maine Dispensaries Could Get Boost From NH Patients

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 – […]

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First NH Dispensary May Open as Soon as January

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 Dover. It […]

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3 New Hampshire Dispensary Applicants Get Initial Approval

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 will operate […]

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NH Businessman Formerly Against Cannabis Plans Dispensary

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 when the […]

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New Hampshire Dispensary Hopeful Pitches Plan

New Hampshire’s first medical marijuana dispensary could open within a year in the tiny hamlet of Epping, about a half hour east of Manchester. On Monday, Granite State Alternative Treatment Center presented a plan to the Epping Board of Selectmen for a $2 million, 12,600-square-foot dispensary that will serve around 100 patients a month to […]

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New Hampshire Legalization Bill Up for Vote Wednesday

The House of Representatives in New Hampshire could vote this Wednesday on a bill modeled after Colorado’s Amendment 64 that would legalize recreational marijuana. The bill would allow anyone 21 and over to possess up to one ounce of marijuana. It would also propose a $30 per-ounce tax on the sale of recreational marijuana and […]

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Q&A With Rob Kampia of the Marijuana Policy Project on 2013 Gains, Industry’s Role in MMJ Legislation

Advocates and cannabis evangelists play important roles in getting state-level medical marijuana laws passed via the legislature and the ballot box. But building support among lawmakers and voters, funding related campaigns and writing workable proposals to get a law passed often requires the leadership of another group such as the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP).

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