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POT DECRIMINALIZATION LAW GOES INTO EFFECT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE News Politics 

POT DECRIMINALIZATION LAW GOES INTO EFFECT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A law in New Hampshire decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana goes into effect Saturday. The law reduces the penalty for possession of up to three-quarters of an ounce (21 grams) of marijuana and a much smaller amount of hashish from a criminal misdemeanor to a civil violation with fines up to $300. New Hampshire joins more than 20 states, including all of New England, in easing criminal penalties on pot. Read the full article

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