Marijuana Possession in New Hampshire

Marijuana Possession in New Hampshire

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Even as states surrounding New Hampshire are legalizing recreational marijuana, the Granite State has not yet passed a similar law. This means that if you possess marijuana in New Hampshire without medical permission, you can face penalties under the law. The good news is that New Hampshire has decriminalized marijuana possession under many circumstances. If you are accused of possessing less than .75 ounces for personal use, you will not face any possible jail time, and the maximum penalty for a first or second offense is a $100 fine.  However, there are still many situations in which marijuana possession can result in criminal charges, including: Possessing more than .75 ounces for personal use = Misdemeanor charge with up to one year in jail and $350 in finesPossessing less than an…
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