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NH Senate shoots down marijuana decriminalization

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New Hampshire will not be joining the list of states in the region to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana.

The Senate rejected a proposal to remove criminal penalties for possessing up to a quarter ounce of pot.

Lawmakers called the bill deeply flawed, saying there were no age restrictions, and the bill would make marijuana possession restrictions more lenient than alcohol or tobacco.

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