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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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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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Medical Marijuana Research Business Raided in North Carolina – Call to Action

Todd Stimson owns Blue Ridge Medical Cannabis Research Corporation (BRMCRC). His company has a mission to determine which strains of marijuana are most effective for medical patients. His company has been operating publicly for almost a decade and has been paying taxes consistently along the way. The only problem is that the state of North […]

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Medical Marijuana Rally – February 12, 2013 in Raleigh

What is this upcoming medical marijuana event? NORML of North Carolina, NCCPN and perhaps hundreds of other concerned citizens are rallying to show support of the new medical marijuana bill in North Carolina. This is being touted as the Medical Cannabis Act Legislative Day. This bill will allow safe access for people seeking relief from […]

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Understanding the Legislative Process in North Carolina

Are you familiar with the legislative process in North Carolina?  NORML of North Carolina can help you wade through all the political mumbo jumbo and spell it out clearly for you! The following blog details how a bill is introduced and turn into law. This process is what every NC NORML member, supporter, or activist […]

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National NORML Tells Us How Colorado and Washington Legalized Marijuana

After Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana, National NORML held a conference call with its chapters across the country. The discussion recapped the outcome of the elections (regarding marijuana law), narratives that worked, state and local strategies, generating media effectively, targeting specific demographics and social media points to ponder. The following blog post is a summary […]

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Report from NORML’s SouthEast Regional Conference

This past weekend was the first NORML Southeastern Regional Conference.  Representatives from NORML met to discuss strategy for legalizing marijuana in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia and Tennessee. This southern coalition met in Nashville with members of NORML’s executive board and leaders in the cannabis movement. Plenty of information about what works (and […]

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14 Ways to Get Involved with NORML of North Carolina

NORML of North Carolina wants marijuana legalized, and we need your help. New laws require coordinated effort. The marijuana legalization movement is no different. That’s where NORML comes in. NORML is a grass roots organization that depends on small groups of people working together toward a common goal of statewide marijuana legalization. We are all […]

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