Revision: March 11, 2020, 10:52 a.m.
HB 1150 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
HOUSE BILL 1150
SPONSORS: Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Conley, Straf. 13; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5
COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs
This bill permits out-of-state residents qualified in other jurisdictions to purchase therapeutic cannabis at New Hampshire therapeutic dispensaries.
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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.
Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]
Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
I. "Alternative treatment center" means a not-for-profit entity registered under RSA 126-X:7 that acquires, possesses, cultivates, manufactures, delivers, transfers, transports, sells, supplies, and dispenses cannabis, and related supplies and educational materials, to qualifying patients [and], designated caregivers, other alternative treatment centers, and visiting qualifying patients.
(b) Cultivation or purchase by a visiting qualifying patient from a qualifying patient or designated caregiver; or
XVI. "Visiting qualifying patient" means a [patient with a qualifying medical condition who is not a resident of New Hampshire or who has been a resident of New Hampshire for fewer than 30 days and is not eligible to purchase therapeutic cannabis in New Hampshire or receive cannabis from a qualifying New Hampshire patient] person who is not a resident of New Hampshire, or who has been a resident of New Hampshire for fewer than 90 days, who has been issued a valid registry identification card, or its equivalent, under the laws of another state, district, territory, commonwealth, or insular possession of the United States, or under the laws of another country, that allows, in the jurisdiction of issuance, that person to possess cannabis for therapeutic purposes.
V. A valid registry identification card, or its equivalent, that is issued under the laws of another state, district, territory, commonwealth, or insular possession of the United States, or under the laws of another country that allows, in the jurisdiction of issuance, a visiting qualifying patient to possess cannabis for therapeutic purposes, shall have the same force and effect and be subject to the same restrictions as a valid registry identification card issued by the department in this state, provided that[:
(a) The visiting qualifying patient shall also produce a statement from his or her provider stating that the visiting qualifying patient has a qualifying medical condition as defined in RSA 126-X:1; and
(b)] a visiting qualifying patient shall not cultivate or purchase cannabis in New Hampshire or obtain cannabis from [alternative treatment centers or from] a qualifying New Hampshire patient or designated caregiver.