According to studies performed by the Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004, the total number of people ages 12 and older in the state of New Hampshire who used marijuana in the past year is 175,000. Of the 175,000, 23,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 58,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 94,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 136,000. 18,000 were ages 12 to 17, 39,000 were 18-25 and 78,000 were age 26 or older.
Medical marijuana use in New Hampshire is going to be made legal in 2015. Finally those who have cancer, HIV, glaucoma and other diseases will be able to purchase marijuana with a state-issued identity card from a physician or physician's assistant stating that it helps relieve pain. When the law goes into effect there will be a commission that will start the process of launching the dispensary system. Patients will be allowed to have up to two ounces in possession and the dispensaries will be able to have up to 80 ounces, 80 plants with 160 seedlings and another three plants, 12 seedlings and 6 ounces for every patient that has the dispensary as their primary location. They will also be mandated to have two licenses.
There are many marijuana rehab and treatment centers in New Hampshire that promotes addiction as a disease and say it's not curable. These things are not true. In order for anyone to quit a certain substance, they need to understand why they like to use it and realize that it's just a bad habit that can be broken and changed into a positive one. There are non-12 step programs, cognitive behavioral education programs and non-treatment programs that will help you understand and change into the person you want to become.
You might have come to this page because you or someone close to you is struggling with Marijuana Addiction. Maybe Marijuana is not the only substance they are choosing to use and the combination of them is causing great pain to you or to your immediate loved ones. Please understand that there is a better life waiting for you. You may have attended a Treatment Center for Marijuana in New Hampshire and are still have difficulties leaving this life style behind. Please know that we understand. St. Jude's has been helping people in this situation for over two decades and we have created a model that will give you the freedom to choose which path you want to take. The responsibility lies within you, you are not dependent on Marijuana to lead a happy life, but in your ability to take responsibility of your own actions.
So if you are seeking a Marijuana Rehab or Treatment in New Hampshire please call St. Jude's to learn how our Alternative Programs can give you an opportunity to create lasting change.