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Can I Possess Marijuana in New Hampshire?

Under federal marijuana laws, possessing any amount of marijuana would be considered possession of marijuana. According to federal law, an individual possessing a marijuana cigarette can face a year in jail and a fine of $1,000. But in New Hampshire, marijuana use for medical purposes is legal. Even though street possession of the substance is still illegal. 

How Much Marijuana Can I Possess in New Hampshire?

No one can possess marijuana in the state without a valid, written doctor’s recommendation. The valid prescription must show the marijuana is used only for medical purposes. 

How Much Time In Prison Can I Get for Possessing Marijuana?

An individual won’t go to prison for marijuana possession under New Hampshire law. Possession in the state is only a Class A misdemeanor. A marijuana possession is a one-year sentence and up to $2,000 in fines. The fines double if an individual is arrested for possessing marijuana in a school zone. 

How Much Medical Marijuana Can I Possess In New Hampshire?

The legal limit to possess medical marijuana is 2 ounces. 

Can I Go To Prison In New Hampshire For Marijuana Trafficking?

Yes. Marijuana trafficking, or drug dealing, is punishable by at least three years in state prison and fines totaling $25,000. 

What is the Punishment for Selling Marijuana in the State?

Selling marijuana is also a crime with the same punishment as drug trafficking in New Hampshire. A marijuana trafficking or sales crime can become a federal crime if the individual moves the drug across state lines. 

Should I Talk to a New Hampshire Criminal Lawyer about My Marijuana Case?

Yes, a marijuana possession, trafficking or sale criminal case is serious. Talk to a New Hampshire criminal lawyer to learn more about your rights and how to reduce or avoid a criminal conviction.

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Last Modified: 03-25-2016 12:33 PM PDT

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