The Cole Memo: NOT the End of the World (Looking for the Silver Lining)

Even if your Christmas lights are still up, and you’re still hazy from the holiday rush, take a deep breath and take a few minutes to read about how news on the national front might affect us in North Carolina. With respect to our quest to END statewide marijuana Prohibition, who has time for Federalism, […]

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An Open Letter to Charlotte City Council

December 4, 2017 Vi Lyles, Mayor Larken Egleston, District 1 Justin Harlow, District 2 LaWana Mayfield, District 3 Greg Phipps, District 4 Matt Newton, District 5 Tariq Bokhari, District 6 Ed Driggs, District 7 Dimple Ajmera, Member-At-Large Julie Eiselt, Member-At-Large James Mitchell, Jr., Member-At-Large Braxton Winston II, Member-At-Large   Charlotte NORML wishes to extend congratulations […]

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Signs and Omens: NC (Republican!) Senator Supports MMJ Research Bill

Federal marijuana policy

A North Carolina Republican Senator Supporting MMJ Research Bill shows how ending Prohibition will help to end political gridlock. ROCKINGHAM — U.S. Senator Thom Tillis is throwing his support behind a federal bill that gives some advocates of medical cannabis hope for the future. Last week, Tillis signed on as a co-sponsor to the Marijuana […]

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And Now . . . A Word from NORML Legal Counsel

[Ed.Note: This is a re-post of yesterday’s article by NORML Counsel, which mentions Washington vs. Sessions, the recently filed Federal case challenging the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, specifically marijuana Prohibition. It does not reflect the personal views of any particular Charlotte NORML members.] As an attorney, I am always disappointed that […]

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Charlotte NORML Monthly Meeting – July 15, 2017

Charlotte NORML’s next meeting is on Saturday, July 15, 2017, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. We will be meeting at SEEDS 200 E. 36th Street, Charlotte NC, 28206. This month we will be reviewing past events and discussing ways to talk about marijuana with your representatives in Raleigh, as well as Washington, D.C.  We are planning […]

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Who is Catherine A. Zanga & Why is Her Name on a North Carolina Medical Marijuana Bill?

Catherine Zanga

North Carolina State Senator Joel Ford (District 38 – Mecklenburg) has introduced a companion to the Medical Marijuana Bill filed in February 2017, House Bill 185. The Senate version contains much of the same language, absent the requirement of a constitutional voter referendum.

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