Legal status of marijuana in the state of New Hampshire


Legal status of marijuana in the state of New Hampshire

MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Medical marijuana is legal for patients with a prescription from a licensed physician in New Hampshire since 2013.

The qualifying conditions to become a medical marijuana patient in New Hampshire include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Cancer
  • Chemotherapy induced anorexia
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Elevated intraocular pressure
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Lupus
  • Moderate to severe vomiting
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Nausea
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Persistent muscle spasms
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Seizures
  • Severe pain
  • Spinal cord injury or disease
  • Traumatic brain injury

RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

The cultivation, sale, and possession of cannabis for recreational purposes are illegal in New Hampshire.

Getting caught with any amount of cannabis is punishable with up to one year in jail and a fine.

New Hampshire is set to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis for personal use for adults in the end of 2017.