HB 78 – Medical Cannabis Act (2015)

North Carolina’s House Bill 78 – Enact Medical Cannabis Act – was introduced by Rep. Kelly Alexander. This 2015 bill has several co-sponsors and has some of the following features: Patients are allowed to maintain a 24 ounce supply Patients and caregivers are allowed a 250 square foot cultivation space Qualifying conditions include… cancer, glaucoma, […]

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March Against Fear – Press Release

March Against Fear 2014 The Road to Civil Rights for Cannabis Users. Asheville Vance Monument to the Raleigh Legislative Building On June 6, 1966 James Meredith started a solitary March Against Fear for 220 miles from Memphis, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi to protest against racism. Ordinary people both black and white came from the South […]

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March Against Fear (Blog) – Freedom Fighters’ Journey to Raise Marijuana Awareness

Todd Stimson is putting his freedom on the line for a plant with healing qualities. Facing felony charges for providing medical cannabis for multiple cancer patients, including his daughter, he is carrying a mock potted marijuana plant from downtown Asheville through the mountains and across the countryside to the capitol building in Raleigh. He and […]

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Doctors Say, “Legalize Medical Marijuana”

According to a recent WebMD survey a majority of doctors want the right to prescribe marijuana. Earlier this year 1,544 doctors were polled regarding their thoughts on marijuana. In both legal and non-legal states, the results were the same – marijuana has promise medicinally and the plant should be legal. The survey revealed strong support […]

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Why NC NORML Does NOT Support CBD-only Legislation

In a recent blog NC NORML endorsed CBD legislation because epileptic children are finding useful and non-toxic medicine. They go to the front of the line when it comes to incrementally introducing cannabis legislation. We’ll take what we can get, but the push for cannabis legalization should not stop there for several reasons. Several states […]

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Why NC NORML Supports CBD Legislation

According to Liz Gorman at Hope for North Carolina Children with Epilepsy one out of every hundred children has medically refractory epilepsy. This means that medicines don’t work well, or at all, to control the seizures. However it has been found that when isolated and increased, one of the chemicals in the cannabis sativa plant […]

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