New Hampshire House Chair Floats Amendment To Marijuana Legalization Bill From Bipartisan Leaders, With Vote Expected Next Week

A New Hampshire House committee on Wednesday discussed a bill to legalize marijuana that’s being sponsored by top Republican and Democratic lawmakers.

A House Commerce and Consumer Affairs subcommittee briefly talked about the chair’s proposal to significantly amend the legislation from Majority Leader Jason Osborne (R) and Minority Leader Matt Wilhelm (D) during a work session.

The bipartisan leaders’ introduced version of the bill would create a system of licensed and privately operated cannabis businesses—but the subcommittee is now considering an amendment that merges its provisions with a separate bill that in its current form would put marijuana sales in state-run dispensaries.

“I think this amendment will hopefully survive the test of time when it goes over to the other body and to the governor’s office because it is definitely a hybrid,” Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee Chairman John Hunt (R) said on Wednesday.

He added that the legislation, which he hopes will serve as a committee amendment supported by all members, will be taken up for a formal vote in the panel next week.

Advocates expect that the legalization bill from Osborne, who has historically championed marijuana reform in the state, has the best chance of being the vehicle

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