Commission to study marijuana legalization

by Anthony Robles
| 10/31/17 2:05am

On Oct. 17, a New Hampshire commission that will examine the potential impact that legalizing marijuana for recreational use met for the first time. The 17-member commission, created by House Bill 215 and led by Republican State Rep. Patrick Abrami, will meet bimonthly before submitting a final report on Nov. 1, 2018, Abrami said.

“I charged everybody with leaving their biases behind, whether they are for it or against it,” Abrami said. “We’re just thinking about the facts and trying to let the facts speak for themselves.”

The creation of the commission comes after Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill this July that decriminalized possession of up to three-quarters of

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