How Much?

how much

Money, that is. It’s an uncomfortable topic with idealistic activists. However amidst the sturm und drang of the legalization debate, there is a hushed undercurrent of discussion on both sides about money. Cash. Cabbage. Juice. Bucks. Scratch. Clams. Dough. Grease. Greenbacks.  I better stop. The unspoken necessity of legal tender often puts both Reformers and […]

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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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How Can You Help?

SHORT ANSWER: GET IN TOUCH  Charlotte NORML has immediate needs for volunteer: WRITERS (for this website) TEACHERS (to educate the public) WEB DESIGNERS (to enhance our digital space) ADMINISTRATORS (to facilitate communication) FINANCIAL EXPERTS (to maintain our non-profit status) MEDICAL EXPERTS (to support the science of cannabis reform) LEGAL EXPERTS (including Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) […]

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How Cannabis Helped Me Beat Opiate Addiction and Deal With Degenerative Disk Disease.

cannabis instead of opiates

I don’t need to know why I’m lucky, just that I am to have made it out alive. I won’t waste the chance to try and make a difference. There always a chance to come back from an addiction. Death is another story though, tell someone before it’s too late.

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Legalization Is Our Obligation

Legalization: Repeal of North Carolina’s Marijuana Laws Guest writer William Coleman is the former Director of North American Operations for InLog Logistics Solutions and Senior Account Executive for R+L Trucking.  Guest writer’s opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Charlotte NORML or National NORML.  Your comments are welcome.   North Carolina’s Legacy – The […]

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Opiates, Cannabis, and North Carolina.

opiate epidemic

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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DEA Misinformation Wiped from DEA Website

On Monday, February 13, 2017, a nearly 45-page publication on the various ramifications of cannabis use was taken down from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) website. The document, entitled “The Dangers and Consequences of Marijuana Abuse,” was the focus of a legal petition by Americans for Safe Access (ASA).  The petition claimed that the DEA was publishing […]

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Lessons From Being a Board Member with Charlotte NORML

As I approach the end of my first term on the Board of Charlotte NORML, I want to post some thoughts about lessons learned over the past year, and perhaps encourage you to think about being on the Board.  This is, of course, just one of five Board members’ perspectives.  However, a big reason our Board […]

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