New Hampshire Governor Signs Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana for PTSD and “Moderate to Severe Pain”

Legislation expanding New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program has been signed into law by Governor Chris Sununu.

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House Bill 160, signed into law Wednesday by Governor Sununu, expands the state’s list of qualifying medical cannabis conditions by adding post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and moderate to severe pain. The legislation also allows medical providers to certify patients for any medical condition that produces a qualifying symptom.

The new law, which takes effect August 27th, requires the Department of Health and Human Services to inform patients about the possibility that certain rights may be denied by federal agencies due to their medical marijuana use.

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