Medical Cannabis Bill Given Approval by North Carolina Legislature, Sent to Governor

Los Angeles City Council Votes To Ban Medical Marijuana DispensariesHouse Bill 766, a proposal to allow the medical use of cannabis low-THC cannabis oil for those with seizure disorders, has been given approval by North Carolina’s full legislature, sending it to Governor Pat McCrory for consideration. The measure was passed unanimously in the Senate, 15 to 0, and nearly unanimously in the House, 112 to 2.

Under the proposed law, sponsored by Representative Pat McElraft, those with seizure disorders such as epilepsy who receive a recommendation from a neurologist will be authorized to possess and use cannabis oil that has no more than 0.9% THC.

Governor McCrory now has the option of signing the measure into law, allowing it to become law without his signature, or vetoing it.


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    • Deborah on July 24, 2015 at 5:14 am
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    Although I think its wonderful that cannabis oil might someday be able to be used for seizures in North Carolina, I would like for you to consider AND legalize the use of medical; marijuana and cannabis oil for all medicinal purposes. Used as a medicine, it has done wonders for thousands.

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