New Hampshire House votes to legalize recreational marijuana


[JURIST] The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana [HB 656 materials].

After a committee recommendation that the lawmakers kill the bill, the House voted [NHPR report] against killing the bill. The House then voted 207-139 to pass an amended version [text, PDF] of the bill that would allow [AP report] adults to cultivate up to six plants at home, as well as possess up to one ounce of marijuana and certain marijuana-infused products. The bill does not allow for retail sales of marijuana.

The legislation was more at