N.H. Poll: 75% of Granite Staters support legalization

Jun 03, 2021

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N.H. Poll: 75% of Granite Staters support legalization

Tell U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan it’s time to end marijuana prohibition!

Last week, Gov. Chris Sununu signed HB 89, a bill adding autism spectrum disorder as a qualifying condition for the therapeutic cannabis program and adding moderate to severe insomnia as a qualifying symptom. This is welcome news, but most New Hampshire residents believe the state should go much further and legalize cannabis for adults’ use. new poll published by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center indicates that three out of four Granite Staters support legalizing cannabis. This includes support from 86% of Democrats, 83% of Independents, and 62% of Republicans.

You can read more about the poll in this Marijuana Moment article.

Unfortunately, New Hampshire’s two U.S. senators have not supported legalization. Senator Jeanne Shaheen was quoted in a recent article saying, “I don’t support legalizing marijuana.” Senator Maggie Hassan opposed decriminalization bills and medical cannabis home cultivation bills during her tenure as governor, and she has not indicated a change in position since being elected to the Senate.

Write Senators Shaheen and Hassan today and urge them to support ending the federal prohibition of cannabis!

If you are a Twitter user, you can Tweet at them here: @SenatorShaheen and @SenatorHassan.

After you email these two U.S. senators, please share this message with your friends and family.