Abner Brown

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Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Town Hall Political Panel.

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I recently had the honor of speaking at the Medical Cannabis and Hemp Town Hall held by Rep. Kelly Alexander. Check out the video to see the talk!

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Should North Carolina Legalize Medical Marijuana?

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In North Carolina, the problem of opioid dependency might be worse than in other states. CDC data indicates that for every 100 people in the state, 97 have had a prescription for painkillers like Oxycontin and Vicodin. The legalization of medical marijuana could have a huge impact on opioid dependency according to a recent study.

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How Cannabis Helped Me Beat Opiate Addiction and Deal With Degenerative Disk Disease.

I don’t need to know why I’m lucky, just that I am to have made it out alive. I won’t waste the chance to try and make a difference. There always a chance to come back from an addiction. Death is another story though, tell someone before it’s too late.

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Opiates, Cannabis, and North Carolina.

States that have legal access to medical cannabis have seen drastic reductions in opiate overdose deaths. Twenty five percent, one out of four deaths prevented by cannabis. Our elected officials are turning a blind eye to the suffering of their constituents and ignore offering medical cannabis as an option.

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Pills vs. Medicine : : Marinol vs. Whole Plant Cannabis

This is a beautiful synergistic effect that they have on the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and other cell receptors. The entourage effect is why whole plant cannabis medicine has shown such promise in helping offer relief from so many different medical conditions.

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Access to Safe And Quality Cannabis

Regulation of the cannabis market is a scary thing for some to hear. It can bring up images of only legal access to cannabis from tobacco or drug companies. Regulation of the cannabis industry doesn’t have to mean these things though. If done properly, we can still have a sensible and functional system that has the consumers safety in mind.

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