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Lobbying tips for 2018 NC Legislators

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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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Thoughts on Being a Cannabis Activist in the Rip Van Winkle State

In 1819, Washington Irving published the story of Rip Van Winkle, a Colonist living in the Catskill Mountains, who was beloved by his fellow villagers for his friendliness towards all, his folksy stories and affection for children and animals. His one fault was his habit of disappearing whenever there was work to be done. While […]

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Legislative Rally for Medical Marijuana in Raleigh – March 19, 2015

On Thursday March 19 NC NORML, NCCPN and activists from all parts of North Carolina and the South will be attending the annual Rally in Raleigh. By attending this event you are showing state congress that you are ready for them to pass a long overdue medical cannabis bill. A recent Public Policy Polling survey […]

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Contacting Your Legislator About Legalizing Cannabis in North Carolina

North Carolina does not have a ballot initiative process to pass laws. Instead of being able to gather enough signatures from registered voters in the state to put a referendum on the November ballot, we must persuade our legislators to pass the bills we want. Reaching out to your representative is not difficult or time […]

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NC NORML’s Business Plan for 2015

Several years ago my wife explained to me her theory about birthday wishes: “Instead of blowing out a candle and not telling your wish to anyone, you should announce that wish to the world. Announcing what you want will help the universe to make it happen.” As a founder, Director, and Secretary of NC NORML, […]

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