Democratic candidates for governor outline plans to legalize marijuanaPosted by On

With the New Hampshire state primary days away, the Democratic candidates for governor are outlining their plans to legalize marijuana.>> Download the free WMUR appCalling it an issue of racial justice and revenue, Democratic candidate for governor Andru Volinsky pushed his plan Thursday for marijuana legalization.”New Hampshire has a revenue problem, and from the studies that we’ve read, we can expect $20 million to $30 million in direct tax revenue (from legalization),” he said.Volinsky’s proposal would allow anyone over 21 to legally possess up to 1 ounce and it would decriminalize possession for anyone under 21.Under Volinsky’s plan, marijuana would be sold at New Hampshire state liquor stores. He said that way, the state could keep a close eye on the operation. Anyone licensed to sell marijuana would have direct ties to New Hampshire and it would have to be grown in the state.”Putting that in communities that need to increase their property tax base gives us two bites at…

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