New Hampshire approved use of marijuana by people suffering from certain conditions more than two years ago, but the first dispensaries aren’t open yet. Linda Horan, who has late-stage terminal lung cancer, successfully argued in court that she might not live long enough to see them open.
Judge Richard McNamara had ruled last month she could seek to buy in Maine.
Horan, a retired telephone worker and labor activist from Alstead, received her prescription in the form of cookies, crackers, tinctures and capsules as well as marijuana to smoke. She said Friday that her victory in court will improve the quality of her final months of life.