House of Representatives 431 It was introduced on January 5, 2023, and went through several sessions and hearings before passing the House on March 22. If passed, it would allow patients and caregivers to grow up to three mature plants, three immature plants, and 12 seedlings at home. In addition, HB-341 will also increase the number of plants that medical cannabis dispensaries can grow, with 80 mature plants, 160 immature plants, and an infinite number of seedlings.
The bill would require that patients report their transplants to the Department of Health and Human Services and, as an eligible patient or caregiver, would be protected from arrest by local or state law enforcement or punishment under state or municipal law.
During the hearings held so far, two concerns have been discussed, according to Rep. Erica Lyon of Health and Human Services and Aging Affairs. This bill, as amended, provides a framework for medical cannabis patients or their caregivers to grow cannabis with restrictions. This law addresses two major problems of this community – access and price,” Lyon said During a meeting on March 17th. “The nearest ATC may be far away and the cost of this product is high. Most therapeutic cannabis patients will continue to buy their products from ATCs and those who choose to grow their own plants will be able to buy seedlings from ATC or grow from seed depending on their preference. This bill has support wide range of stakeholders including patient representatives, center ATCs and the department.”
Rep. Wendy Thomas, a sponsor HB-341, tweeted about the bill’s progress so far. “Vote passed on approval calendar – HB-431 – Therapeutic home growth now goes Senate one step further. Thank you to all the many advocates who worked to make this happen. Let’s not take our foot off the gas until we get this signature.” to publish On March 22nd. The bill is now before the Senate for further consideration.
On Twitter, Prime Alternative Treatment Centers Director of Public Relations and Government Relations Matt Simon shared that he believes this is it The eleventh time the medical cannabis cultivation bill has passed the House of Representatives since 2009. According to Simon, only four of those laws passed through the Senate.
as of january, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu’s office predicts that legalizing cannabis will not reach his office. Sununu’s office said in a statement to New Hampshire Public Radio. “With drug abuse and overdoses among teens on the rise, it is not expected that the legislature will see this as a time to ignore the data and move forward with it.”
House Bell 360 It also recently passed the House of Representatives on March 21, which would legalize adult cannabis use by removing cannabis from the state’s list of prohibited substances and removing any criminal penalties for cannabis offenses. While it is legal to possess, grow and purchase cannabis, no tax or regulatory program applies. He also moved to the Senate for further study.
House Bill 639 He was making his way through the house. If passed, it would legalize possession and sales of hemp and gifting up to four ounces, create a Liquor and Hemp Commission to manage statewide industry regulations, implement taxes for growers, and much more. The last hearing took place on 20 March.
Rep. Anita Burrows spoke during a debate on HB-639 on Feb. 22, and explained, “Good legislation is the result of the good intentions and hard work of both political parties.” “We can now join other New England states in offering their citizens a safe, regulated and profitable cannabis industry,” she continued.
Other representatives expressed their excitement when HB-639 passed by on February 22. “I voted for legalizing cannabis from seat 4-20!” twitter Rep. Amanda Bouldin. “We did the damn thing #blazeit” Rep. Jessica Grill co.