Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Connolly strongly supports decriminalizing marijuana in New Hampshire, and he may be willing to go further.

In a meeting with the Monitor editorial board Thursday, the Seacoast businessman said he would be open to legalizing recreational use of marijuana as long as it is paired with robust regulation.

If a bill came to my desk that made sense in terms of New Hampshire and these things were on the table – a regulatory structure, where it’s bought and sold, the packaging of this stuff – if all of that has been addressed, I would sign it,” Connolly said. “But I don’t think we are there yet.”

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Nick Stoico ~ ConcordMonitor.com ~

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