As Neighboring States Allow Recreational Marijuana Retail, N.H. Studies Legalization

Mar 30, 2018

As a state commission on the issue meets again, we look at the debate in New Hampshire. We also talk to reporters from Maine and Massachusetts about how marijuana legalization is playing out in their states. 

GUESTS:

  • Dan Tuohy - Digital engagement producer for NHPR. 
  • Colin Young - Massachusetts State House reporter for State House News. 
  • Steve Mistler  - Chief political correspondent and State House Chief for Maine Public. 

Related Reading:

 Check out Dan Tuohy's coverage of marijuana legalization:

"N.H. Crime Lab Reduces Backlog After Marijuana Decriminalization Put In Effect.

"Liquor Commission Says It Could Regulate Recreational Pot If N.H. Makes It Legal." 

"New Hampshire House Votes for Marijuana Legalization." 

Colin Young appeared on the New England News Collaborative podcast to discuss Massachusetts.

Listen here. 

Maine Public's Steve Mistler has been reporting on marijuana legalization in the state:

"Committee Continues Work on Recreational Marijuana Legislation." 

"Lawmakers Consider Lowering Number Of Marijuana Plants Mainers Can Grow For Personal Use." 

"House Fails To Pass Short-Term Moratorium On Retail Marijuana Sales."