NH marijuana study leader: Don’t legalize now

A New Hampshire legislative study commission’s work has unearthed a plethora of questions for lawmakers to consider regarding recreational marijuana legalization, its chairman said.

Taxation, banking, home growing and edible products like marijuana cookies are among the issues raised through interviews the New Hampshire panel has conducted with officials from states where pot has been legalized, including Oregon and Colorado. State Rep. Patrick Abrami, R-Stratham, who leads the commission, says it is taking a close look at all these issues and more.

The House voted 207-139 on Tuesday to pass a bill last week that would allow possession of up to three-quarters of an ounce of marijuana, as well as growing up to six marijuana plants, and the use of edibles. Gov. Chris Sununu said he opposes the bill because the state is currently facing an opioid crisis, and Abrami believes

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