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HB 1625 - Classifies Personal Possession of Marijuana as a Civil Violation - New Hampshire Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (215-92) - (Key vote)
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Title: Classifies Personal Possession of Marijuana as a Civil Violation

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that classifies personal possession of marijuana as a civil violation, effective January 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Classifies the possession of the following substances as a civil violation with a maximum fine of $100 if the individual is 18 years of age or older (Sec. 1):
    • 1 ounce or less of marijuana; or
    • 5 grams or less of hashish.
  • Requires an individual under the age of 18 in possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana or less than 5 grams of hashish to complete the following actions (Sec. 1):
    • Forfeit the marijuana or hashish;
    • Complete an alcohol and substance abuse education program; 
    • Participate in community service; and
    • Have a parent notified of the possession.
  • Requires an individual under the age of 18 to pay a $750 fine if he or she does not complete an alcohol and substance abuse education program and community service (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies the possession, propagation, cultivation, growth, harvest, or manufacture of 6 or fewer marijuana plants as a Class A misdemeanor (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Classifies Personal Possession of Marijuana as a Civil Violation

Sponsors

  • Adam Robert Schroadter (NH - R) (Out Of Office)

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