Marijuana Legalization In The News

2018-19 Legislative session

Opinion Pieces

COncord Monitor (12/3/18) - The high costs of legalizing marijuana in New Hampshire

Concord Monitor (11/25/18) - Legalized pot sends wrong message to kids

Concord Monitor (11/12/18) - The perils of marijuana legalization

Keene Sentinel (11/11/18) - Police chiefs oppose legalizing marijuana; here's why

Union Leader (11/8/18) - Legalizing marijuana is wrong for NH

News Articles

Union Leader (11/3/18) - Critics complain pot report is roadmap to legalization

NHPR (11/2/18) - With Final Report N.H. Pot Legalization Due, Commission Looks to Avoid Consensus

2017-18 Legislative Session

Opinion Pieces 

Seacoast Online (4/11/18) - NH reps made the right call in tabling pot legalization

Union Leader (2/11/18) - Another View -- Dr. William Goodman: New Hampshire should not legalize recreational marijuana 

Seacoast Online (2/8/18) - Bill to legalize marijuana would harm NH's youth

Concord Monitor (1/31/18) - My Turn: High rates of drug use make this state an island

Conway Daily Sun (1/26/18) - Concerns about 'Preparing for cannabis' editorial

Seacoast Online (1/16/18) - Avoid marijuana proliferation in New Hampshire

Seacoast Online (1/12/18) - NH marijuana vote: What were they smoking?

Union Leader (1/10/18) - Legalizing pot

Union Leader (1/10/18) - Avoid marijuana commercialization

Concord Monitor (1/9/18) - Letter: Don’t legalize it

Union Leader (1/5/18) - 'Horse has left the barn:' NH dispensers react to Justice Dept.'s switch on legal marijuana

NHPR (12/28/17) - Marijuana Policy To Be Debated At N.H. Statehouse

Keene Sentinel (12/21/17) - Commercializing marijuana would lead to negative health outcomes

Union Leader (12/3/17) - Another View -- David Provan: Legalizing marijuana is wrong way to fight opioid crisis

Union Leader (11/19/17) - Another View -- Celeste Clark: Don't ignore NH's other addiction problems

Union Leader (11/19/17) - Slow down on pot: Don't puff; don't pass

Seacoast Online (11/13/17) - Marijuana commercialization is bad for business

Union Leader (10/10/17) - Back for more: Marijuana legalization returns

Concord Monitor (09/16/17) - My Turn: The price of big marijuana

Union Leader (07/24/17) - Pot politics: Marijuana advocates whining already


News Articles 

NHPR (3/30/18) - As Neighboring States Allow Recreational Marijuana Retail, N.H. Studies Legalization

Concord Monitor (3/22/18) - N.H. House punts on marijuana legalization; opts for further study

NHPR (3/13/18) - N.H. House Panel Wants Pot Legalization Bill Shelved

Seacoast Online (3/1/18) - Pot legalization bill may be tabled for this year

NHPR (2/14/18) - What's Next for N.H. Bill to Legalize Marijuana?

NHPR (2/6/18) - A Check-Up on Medical Marijuana in New Hampshire

Fosters (2/2/18) - Buy a shirt, get pot 'gift': Companies exploit law loophole

NHPR (1/16/17) - What Can N.H. Expect Once Vermont Legalizes Marijuana?

Conway Daily Sun (1/15/18) - Legislators mixed on N.H. marijuana bill

Seacoast Online (1/12/18) - NH marijuana study leader: Don’t legalize now

Concord Monitor (1/10/18) - Recreational Pot Approved by House; Governor Opposed

Concord Monitor (1/9/18) - N.H. Marijuana Study Commission Cautious after Sessions’ Policy Change

WMUR (1/9/18) - NH House gives initial approval for recreational marijuana bill

NHPR (12/18/17) - Former Colorado Marijuana 'Czar' To Address N.H. Panel

NHPR (11/27/17) - Marijuana Legalization: N.H. Banks Weigh 'Reputation Risk

NHPR (11/15/17) - N.H. Mulls Over Marijuana Legalization

Concord Monitor (11/15/17) - House Committee rejects NH Legalization bill

Concord Monitor (10/18/17) - N.H. Marijuana Legalization Committee Holds First Meeting

WMUR (10/12/17) - Franklin drug task force looks to prevent substance abuse issues

NHPR (09/18/17) - N.H.'s Marijuana Decriminalization Law Now In Effect, But Do People Know Pot's Still Illegal?

Keene Sentinel (09/17/17) - Local law enforcement weighs in as marijuana decriminalization takes effect

Union Leader (09/16/17) - Change in marijuana laws now a wait-and-see issue

Laconia Daily Sun (09/13/17) - Decriminalization in N.H. starts Sept 1 but marijuana is still illegal

Foster’s (08/06/17) - Kittery grapples with role as pot border town

Union Leader (07/22/17) - Tuftonboro police chief fires back at pot lobby

WMUR (07/18/17) - NH decriminalizes marijuana possession

Union Leader (07/15/17) - Pot-legalization advocates ask governor to veto pot study bill

NHPR (06/22/17) - Marijuana Advocates Optimistic in Northeast Despite Setbacks

Concord Monitor (06/01/17) - Marijuana decriminalization on its way to Gov. Sununu’s desk


On the Air

WMUR (12/4/17) - NH ranks 6th for highest uses of alcohol, marijuana among young people