Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances

Legislative Summary

HB473 - (veterans' home marijuana use) - An Act relative to the smoking policy at the New Hampshire veterans home—Session Adjourned

The bill was substituted with an amendment to require the board of managers of the veterans’ home to adopt a policy relative to therapeutic use of cannabis by residents of the home. The original bill was in response to the veterans' home's decision to adopt a smokefree campus, which allows for of limited outside smoking areas for existing residents, and the bill states that no veteran shall be denied admission because he or she is a smoker who is unwilling to give up smoking and can use the outside smoking areas which were originally intended only for existing residents.

  • Preemptive Action


  • Anti-Preemptive Clause