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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NC HB-185 Legalize Medical Marijuana UPDATE

According to the official North Carolina General Assembly page documenting House Bill-185 “Legalize Medical Marijuana” the first reading has been completed and the bill has been sent to the NC House of Representatives Committee On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.

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Beloved Friend and Activist Facing Jail For Treating His PTSD

Perry Parks and Obama

Perry Parks, a long-time advocate of Medical Marijuana and heart & soul of the North Carolina Cannabis Patients Network (NCCPN) is facing jail time for attempting to bring his cannabis based medication on a flight from his hometown Charlotte, NC airport. As a first time offense this class I felony is punishable by 3 to 8 months imprisonment and a discretionary fine.

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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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NORML’s Open Letter to VP Elect Mike Pence

National NORML, Michigan NORML and dozens of other state and local chapters have released an open letter to Vice President-Elect Pence seeking clarity and common sense from the incoming administration regarding marijuana policy. During the campaign, President-Elect Trump, on multiple occasions, has voiced support for allowing states to move forward with medical and recreational marijuana […]

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Massachusetts: Lawmakers Amend Voter-Initiated Marijuana Legalization Measure

The following is an article that the NORML Deputy Director wrote about the lawmakers of Massachusetts. It’s not even the beginning of the new year and they are trying to back track on the words of the voters. This is in Massachusetts, we have greater problems here in North Carolina. Start writing your representatives beginning […]

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