State of New Hampshire Archives: on Drugs
Marijuana legalization has worked in Colorado
Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Never legalize marijuana"?
A: No, This is a subject that has worked quite well for Colorado. NH should seriously consider learning from that state.
Source: Email interview for 2016 N.H. Governor race with OnTheIssues
Oct 18, 2015
$500,000 for drug task force teams, but drop 1 team out of 4
Our drug task force teams are critical, supporting the efforts of small police departments to combat the growing problem of drug crimes, particularly those involving prescription drugs. But because of federal funding cuts, we were going to be
forced to drop to just one drug task force team. This budget provides $500,000 per year in general funds to allow us to continue operating three drug task force teams.
Source: 2013 State of the State N.H. Budget Address
Feb 14, 2013
Decriminalize marijuana once concerns are addressed
Lynch indicates he supports the following principles concerning drugs:
- Q: Should the possession of small amounts of marijuana be decriminalized?
Lynch adds, "Medical marijuana is illegal on the federal level. I have yet to see legislation that would address my concerns about legalizing medical marijuana."
Source: N.H. Gubernatorial 2010 PVS Political Courage Test
Nov 3, 2010