New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (April 11, 2018) – Yesterday, a New Hampshire Senate committee passed a bill that would prohibit the release of any information from the state’s medical marijuana registry to the federal government without a warrant. Passage of the legislation would take another small step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect. A coalition of…

CONCORD, N.H. (March 16, 2018) – Yesterday, the New Hampshire House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would prohibit the release of any information from the state’s medical marijuana registry to the federal government without a warrant. Passage of the legislation would take another small step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect. A coalition of…

CONCORD, N.H. (March 15, 2018) –  Today, the New Hampshire House passed a bill that would require courts to fully inform juries of their right to vote “not guilty” when “a guilty verdict will yield an unjust result.” A coalition of eight Republican representatives introduced House Bill 1443 (HB1443) on Jan. 3. The legislation would amend…

CONCORD, N.H. – Last week, the New Hampshire House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would allow individuals arrested for possession of small amounts of marijuana, or convicted of such charges, to have their record expunged. Passage into law would take another step toward nullifying federal marijuana prohibition in effect in New Hampshire. A bipartisan coalition of…

CONCORD, N.H. (Dec. 12, 2017) – A bill prefiled in the New Hampshire House would restrict the warrantless and weaponized use of drones by law enforcement. The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, it would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Rep. Neil Kurk prefiled House Bill 1759 (HB1759)…

PROVIDENCE, N.H. (Nov. 21, 2017) – A bill pre-filed in the New Hampshire House would require courts to fully inform juries of their right to vote “not guilty” when “a guilty verdict will yield an unjust result.” A coalition of eight representatives pre-filed House Bill 1443 (HB1443) for the 2018 legislative session. The legislation would amend…

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 18, 2017) – On Saturday, a law decriminalizing marijuana possession in New Hampshire went into effect. This takes another step toward nullifying the unconstitutional drug war in the Live Free or Die State. Rep. Robert Cushing (D-Hampton) introduced House Bill 640 (HB640) along with 11 bipartisan co-sponsors. The legislation eliminates criminal penalties for simple marijuana…

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 16, 2017) – Today, a New Hampshire law that prohibits the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards goes into effect. This represents an opportunity for local communities to opt out of Common Core and nullify the program in…

CONCORD, N.H. (Aug. 29, 2017) – On Sunday, a law expanding New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program went into effect. The new law sets the stage for people in the state to further nullify federal marijuana prohibition in effect. Rep. Eric Schleien (R-Hillsborough) sponsored House Bill 160 (HB160). The new law adds post-traumatic stress disorder to…

CONCORD, N.H. (Aug. 16, 2017) – Yesterday, a law expanding New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program went into effect. This will build on the already existing nullification of federal marijuana laws in the Live Free or Die state. Rep. Eric Schleien (R-Hillsborough) sponsored House Bill 157 (HB157) to add chronic pain to the list of qualifying…