Press Release

New Hampshire Cannabis Legalization Virtual Town Hall

May 09, 2023

New Hampshire Cannabis Legalization Virtual Town Hall

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Contact: Violet Cavendish

Concord, NH — On Wednesday, the Marijuana Policy Project and Americans for Prosperity-New Hampshire will host a Facebook Live event to discuss HB 639, a bipartisan cannabis legalization bill that was filed by New Hampshire’s Republican and Democratic House leaders — Representative Jason Osborne (R-Auburn) and Representative Matt Wilhelm (D-Manchester). There will also be a Q&A at the end.

What: New Hampshire Cannabis Legalization Virtual Town Hall — A discussion of the bipartisan bill to legalize and regulate cannabis for adults (HB 639) with public safety, health, and cannabis regulatory experts.

When: Wednesday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. ET

Where: Facebook Live (RSVP here)

Who: Dr. David L. Nathan, MD, psychiatrist, educator, founder and past president of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, and co-designer of the International Intoxicating Cannabinoid Product SymbolRick Van Wickler, Superintendent of the Cheshire County Department of Corrections (Ret.)

Barbara Brohl, JD, former Colorado Director of Revenue, Colorado’s chief cannabis regulator from 2011 through 2017, currently consultant at B J Brohl Strategies

Dr. Riley Kirk, PhD, cannabis research scientist and educator, N.H. Cannabis Association Advisory Board Member

Karen O’Keefe, JD, Director of State Policies, Marijuana Policy Project

Ross Connolly, Northeast Regional State Director, Americans for Prosperity (moderator)


Founded in 1995, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) is the nation’s leading cannabis policy reform organization. MPP has played a central role in passing dozens of cannabis policy reforms in states across the country, including 14 successful cannabis legalization campaigns, and also works to advance federal reforms.

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