Next week, the N.H. House of Representatives will be voting on HB 1526, a bill that would make possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana a violation instead of a misdemeanor. In other words, marijuana possession would be treated like a speeding ticket versus a criminal arrest.
This is a bad idea for New Hampshire. Contrary to popular belief, marijuana is an addictive substance. The reality is that marijuana is now twice as potent as it was just 15 years ago. Marijuana is addictive. Kids are particularly at risk for addiction. Ream more »