Controversial New Hampshire Marijuana Research study Commission to Hold Very first Meeting Tuesday
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Controversial New Hampshire Marijuana Study Commission to Hold First Satisfying Tuesday
Group will take a look at impacts of marijuana legalization, tax, and policy; supporters opposed developing the commission since it is overwhelmingly consisted of reform challengers
CONCORD, N.H.– On Tuesday, the inaugural conference of New Hampshire’s marijuana legalization research study commission will occur in Concord. The commission, which was produced by the passage of HB 215, is entrusted with studying the prospective impacts of legalizing, managing, and taxing marijuana for adults’ usage.
The meeting is set up for 9 a.m. in Space 201 of the Legal Office Building in Concord. Advocates will be there to observe and get involved, in spite of the concerns they have actually raised regarding the makeup of the commission.
“This commission has a great chance to learn what is truly taking place in states that have pioneered practical cannabis guidelines,” stated Matt Simon, New England political director for the Marijuana Policy Task. “Regretfully, the commission consists of staunch challengers of reform such as the Association of Chiefs of Cops and New Futures, however helpful companies such as the ACLU-NH were excluded in the language of the last expense. Additionally, none of the 6 lawmakers who were designated to the commission has actually ever openly revealed assistance for ending marijuana prohibition.”
“No matter exactly what this commission decides to recommend, many Granite Staters clearly acknowledge that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol, and they’re all set for the state to begin treating it that method,” he said.
Eight states have actually enacted laws legalizing and managing marijuana for adult use, consisting of Massachusetts and Maine, all through tally initiatives. A survey performed by the University of New Hampshire Study Center in April and May of 2017 discovered that 68% of Granite Staters assistance legalizing marijuana.
WHAT: First meeting of New Hampshire’s marijuana legalization research study commission
WHEN: Tuesday, October 17, at 9 a.m. ET
Room 201, 33 N State St., Concord WHO: Research study Commission Members
Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Job
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The Marijuana Policy Project is the nation’s biggest marijuana policy company. To find out more, check out http://www.MarijuanaPolicy.org.