2013 Strategy to Legalize Marijuana in North Carolina

[NOTE: This is not a typical blog post inasmuch as it documents NORML of North Carolina’s strategy to legalize cannabis in the state. We aim to be transparent in our approach to law reform. More people are joining the cause every day, and the establishment’s 77 year argument is crumbling. Secrecy has no value. We […]

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North Carolina Posts Its First Pro-Cannabis Billboard

Last week North Carolina posted its first billboard suggesting it is time for the state to change its marijuana laws. As part of NC NORML’s 2013 Strategy, donations were collected with an online social media tool to post North Carolina’s first pro-marijuana billboard. The idea is that part of NORML’s success in the state depends […]

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Op Ed Submission to the NY Times

The following is a letter issued to the NY Times by one of NC NORML’s founding members, Alex Bumgardner. Alex is active in the Charlotte NORML chapter and has been instrumental in filing NC NORML’s legal papers to obtain its federal non-profit status.  He is aware of the local law enforcement issues at stake as […]

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Hemp Now Legal to Cultivate – but not in North Carolina

NOTE: Since the original publication of this article, North Carolina passed SB313 allowing for the legal cultivation of industrial hemp. Read more about North Carolina’s status as a hemp producing state here. A provision in the new $1.1 trillion U.S. Farm Bill allows for the legal cultivation of industrial hemp –  in states that allow […]

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