Gov. Maggie Hassan told WMUR this week that even if a proposal to legalize marijuana in New Hampshire passes the House and Senate, she would veto it.
The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the bill, which would legalize the personal use of marijuana up to one ounce by those 21 years of age or older; authorize the licensing of marijuana wholesale, retail, cultivation, and testing facilities; and impose a tax on the sale of marijuana, in the same way alcohol is regulated here.
But Hassan, who signed a bill last year allowing for medicinal marijuana use, said she won't support decriminalizing marijuana any further because she thinks it would send the wrong message to the state's youth. [Read the full story here.]