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Merrimack County roll call on medical marijuana

The New Hampshire House yesterday voted, 286-64, to pass a bill legalizing the medicinal use of marijuana. It now goes go to the Senate.

Here’s how Merrimack County’s representatives voted on House Bill 573, listed alphabetically by last name:


∎ Rep. Caroletta Alicea, Boscawen Democrat

∎ Rep. Chris Andrews, Bow Democrat

∎ Rep. Christy Bartlett, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Candace Bouchard, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Scott Burns, Franklin Democrat

∎ Rep. Lorrie Carey, Boscawen Democrat

∎ Rep. Clyde Carson, Warner Democrat

∎ Rep. Frank Davis, Pembroke Democrat

∎ Rep. Karen Ebel, New London Democrat

∎ Rep. Mary Frambach, Epsom Democrat

∎ Rep. June Frazer, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Barbara French, Henniker Democrat

∎ Rep. Mary Stuart Gile, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Geoffrey Hirsch, Bradford Democrat

∎ Rep. JR Hoell, Dunbarton Republican

∎ Rep. Jane Hunt, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. David Karrick, Warner Democrat

∎ Rep. Sally Kelly, Chichester Democrat

∎ Rep. David Kidder, New London Republican

∎ Rep. Priscilla Lockwood, Canterbury Republican

∎ Rep. Jim MacKay, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Carol McGuire, Epsom Republican

∎ Rep. Dan McGuire, Epsom Republican

∎ Rep. Howard Moffett, Canterbury Democrat

∎ Rep. Dick Patten, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Mario Ratzki, Andover Democrat

∎ Rep. Gary Richardson, Hopkinton Democrat

∎ Rep. Thomas Schamberg, Wilmot Democrat

∎ Rep. Dianne Schuett, Pembroke Democrat

∎ Rep. Steve Shurtleff, Penacook Democrat

∎ Rep. Joy Tilton, Northfield Democrat

∎ Rep. Alan Turcotte, Allenstown Democrat

∎ Rep. Tom Walsh, Hooksett Republican

∎ Rep. Mary Beth Walz, Bow Democrat

∎ Rep. Rick Watrous, Concord Democrat


∎ Rep. Frank Kotowski, Hooksett Republican

∎ Rep. Katherine Rogers, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Leigh Webb, Franklin Democrat

Not voting

∎ Rep. Paul Henle, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. David Hess, Hooksett Republican

∎ Rep. Mel Myler, Hopkinton Democrat

∎ Rep. Dennis Reed, Franklin Republican

∎ Rep. Chip Rice, Concord Democrat

∎ Rep. Todd Smith, Hooksett Republican

∎ Rep. Mary Jane Wallner, Concord Democrat

Source: N.H. House


Medical marijuana bill passes House with big, bipartisan majority

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

A medical marijuana bill is headed to the Senate after the House passed it yesterday with bipartisan support and a veto-proof majority. The House endorsed the legislation on a 286-64 vote. Seven Democrats and 57 Republicans voted against the bill. Similar legislation has passed the Legislature twice in the last four years. But those bills were both vetoed by then-Gov. …

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