Colorado House Passes Regressive Measure to Reduce Marijuana Grow Limits

Colorado’s full House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1220 through its second reading.

The measure will need to be passed through one more reading before being sent to the Senate for consideration. According to its official summary, the bill “places a cap on the number of plants that can be possessed or grown on a residential property at 12 plants in the aggregate, with 6 or fewer being mature.”

The measure would also set a limit of 12 plants for medical marijuana patients and primary caregivers. Patients who cultivates more than 12 plants “must cultivate the plants in compliance with applicable city, county, or city and county law.”

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Poll: Nearly 70% of Voters in North Carolina Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

Nearly sevennc2 out of ten North Carolina voters support legalizing the doctor prescribed use of cannabis for medical purposes, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey.

According to the poll, 69% of voters in North Carolina believe that “doctors should be allowed to prescribe marijuana for medical use”. Just 21% oppose the move, with the remaining 10% being undecided.

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Medical Cannabis Bill Signed Into Law by North Carolina Governor

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has officially signed into law House Bill 1220, a proposal to legalize cannabis oil for medical goldsymbolpurposes. The bill was approved unanimously by the state’s Senate, and passed the state’s House 112 to 1.

Under the new law the possession and use of cannabis extracts will be legal for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist and a registration card from the state’s Department of Health; Neurologists will be authorized to dispense the medicine to patients.

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North Carolina Governor to Sign Medical Cannabis Bill Into Law

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has announced that he will sign into law a proposal to legalize cannabis oil for medical purposenc. The bill, which will make North Carolina the 31st state to legalize at least some form of medical cannabis, was approved unanimously by the state’s Senate yesterday followed by an 112 to 2 vote in the House.

The proposal – House Bill 1220 – will allow for the possession of cannabis extracts for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist and a registration card from the state’s Department of Health. Neurologists will be authorized to dispense the medicine to patients, and colleges will be authorized (and encouraged) to study the cannabis compound cannabidiol in treating epilepsy.

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Senate Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Extracts in North Carolina

North Carolina’s Senate, with a unanimous vote, has passed House Bill 1220, a measure to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes. The proposal has already passed the state’s House (111 to 2 vote), but will go back for one final vote (which is expected to happen quickly) for heading to Governor Pat McCrory for consideration.

A bottle of tincture made from cannabis extracts.
A bottle of tincture made from cannabis extracts.

If approved into law, HB 1220 will allow for the possession of cannabis extracts that are low in THC and high in CBD, for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist and subsequently become registered with the state’s Department of Health. Neurologists would be authorized to dispense the medicine, and a provision in the bill allows and encourages colleges in the state to study cannabidiol as a potential treatment for “intractable childhood epilepsy”.

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North Carolina Senate Rules Committee Unanimously Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

North Carolina’s Senate Rules Committee has unanimously approved House Bill 1220, a measure which would legalizemedcanptsd cannabis oil for medical purposes. The proposal has already passed the state’s House of Representatives with an 11 to 2 vote, and now heads to the full Senate, where its passage would send it to the governor for consideration.

Under House Bill 1220, those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist would be authorized to possess cannabis extracts that are low in THC and high in CBD, as long as they receive a registration card from the state’s Department of Health. Neurologists would be authorized to dispense the medicine.

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North Carolina House Committee Unanimously Approves Medical Cannabis Extract Bill

North Carolina House Bill 1220, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes, has been passed by thenc state’s House Health Committee with a unanimous vote.

The proposal would allow for the possession of cannabis extracts for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation from a neurologist, and subsequently obtain a registration card from the state’s Department of Health. The extracts must below in THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), and high in CBD (cannabidiol). Neurologists would be authorized to dispense the medicine to patients.

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