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North Carolina Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill Advanced by Senate

Legislation to legalize medical marijuana has been filed and advanced in the North Carolina Senate. Senate Bill 648 was filed yesterday by Senators Teresa Van Duyn (D) and Valerie Jean Foushee (D). Today, it was passed through its first reading and assigned to the Rules and Operations Committee. If passed into law, the proposal would …

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

House 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 …

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North Carolina Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Approved by House of Representatives

North Carolina’s full House of Representatives has given initial approval to House Bill 78, a proposal to legalize the possession, private cultivation and distribution of medical cannabis. House Bill 78 would legalize the possession of up to 24 ounces of cannabis for those who receive a recommendation from a physician. Patients would also be authorized …

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

Nearly seven 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 …

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