CONCORD – The New Hampshire Division of Well being and Human Providers will maintain a public data session subsequent week on a proposed therapeutic hashish dispensary for the Various Remedy Heart in Chichester.
The deliberate Chichester ATC could be operated by Prime Various Remedy Facilities of New Hampshire.
The Chichester heart is one among two new facilities licensed by the Legislature in 2019 and the proposed dispensary location was chosen to extend affected person entry to the state’s therapeutic hashish program.
There are at present 5 various therapy facilities in New Hampshire, situated in Conway, Dover, Merrimak, Lebanon and Plymouth. Sufferers who’ve qualifying medical circumstances and have acquired a state registration ID card might choose any of the ATCs, however might choose solely separately.
HB 335 permits the institution of two new medical hashish dispensaries in areas of the state the place entry to the at present established TCAs is proscribed. The brand new dispensaries can be operated by Prime ATC in Area 2 (representing Hillsborough and Merrimack counties) and Temescal Wellness in Area 1 (representing Belknap, Rockingham and Strafford counties).
Prime ATC at present operates its dispensary in Merrimack. As required by HB 335, DHHS carried out a affected person wants evaluation to find out the areas that may have the best impression on affected person entry. The wants evaluation recognized the Harmony space as a location that may higher alleviate the journey burden for TCP sufferers in Area 2.
The general public data session can be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, January 5, by way of ZOOM, as a part of the Chichester selectors assembly.
Data on take part within the assembly remotely is posted on the Metropolis of Chichester web site at tinyurl.com/y9n3z5wu.
In the course of the public session, DHHS Therapeutic Hashish Program officers and Prime ATC representatives will make transient displays and reply questions from attendees.