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Therapeutic Cannabis Program

January 29, 2018
The Department’s Division of Public Health Services, the NH Center for Excellence, and the Prevention Task Force of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment & Recovery have partnered to produce the following educational flyers about therapeutic cannabis:

December 22, 2017
Therapeutic Cannabis Program 2017 Data Report

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released the Therapeutic Cannabis Program 2017 Data Report Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol. The report provides information from the Therapeutic Cannabis Registry, the Alternative Treatment Center (ATC) Annual Reports, and the Qualifying Patient Satisfaction Surveys. It provides details about qualifying patients and designated caregivers who are active in the program as of June 30, 2017.

DHHS provides this report annually to the New Hampshire Legislature’s Health and Human Services Oversight Committee, the New Hampshire Board of Medicine and the New Hampshire Board of Nursing. The report provides important information on patterns of certification in several categories: qualifying patient and designated caregiver, location, age, medical condition, symptom or side effect, and medical provider. Data from the report can then be used for analysis and research to inform future policy, educational, and clinical decisions.

As of December 21, 2017, the program was used by 4,753 qualifying patients, 325 designated caregivers and 816 certifying providers.

  2016 Report
(Dec. 19, 2016)
2017 Report
(June 30, 2017)
(Dec. 21, 2017)
Qualifying Patients 2,089 3,493 4,753
Designated Caregivers 129 258 325
Certifying Providers 560 703 816

November 30, 2017
Rulemaking on He-C 402 Alternative Treatment Centers
He-C 402 "Therapeutic Cannabis Program – Alternative Treatment Centers”
Public Hearing: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: DHHS, Brown Building, Auditorium, 129 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH
Comment Period Ends: Friday, December 29, 2017
Contact: Michael Holt, (603) 271-9234,

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