The debate represented the latest episode in a years-long dynamic: A bipartisan majority of the New Hampshire House passing a cannabis legalization bill and a bipartisan majority of the Senate rejecting the effort and voicing concerns.
Ethan Dewitt, New Hampshire Bulletin
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Councilors said they could not approve the funding without more restrictions in writing. Sununu administration officials say they will flesh out and explain their vision, even if the underlying structure remains unchanged.
While Democrats hailed some of the strides made, they criticized Republican colleagues for cutting out certain recommendations from the final legislation.