On Wednesday, June 27th, the New Hampshire state Senate voted to sustain or override Governor Lynch’s veto of SB 409, which sought to allow for the personal possession, cultivation, and use of cannabis by qualified patients. The Senate vote of 13-10 in favor of SB 409 fell just shy of the required 2/3rds majority to override. The measure had previously been approved by the House of Representatives in a veto proof 236-96 vote. The Senate had approved the bill in a 13-9 vote. While Governor Lynch’s continued opposition to congressionally [...]
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New Hampshire Senate Fails to Override Governor?s Medical Marijuana Veto
Posted 07 July 2012 - 01:41 AM
I believe there are 25 states which are NOT initiative and referendum states. I suspect NH is one of them. I&R states, the PEOPLE can put to vote Constitutional amendments to their state constitution as ballot initiatives. Efforts to implement these rights in my own state have been met with much opposition from left-leaning organizations (newspapers, unions, etc.) I think many people would be well-served to advance this I&R agenda in states where it is not available at present. Take a larger overall view, rather than micro-focus on pot.
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