Can North Carolina Think Outside the Box?

In a recent post at BlueNC, James Protzman suggests that “Legalization doesn’t require embracing the hyper-commercialization model Colorado has adopted.  A less invasive approach for North Carolina would likely make more sense, where the right of individuals to medicate themselves isn’t overwhelmed by corporate greed. That’s a “how” question, which must be addressed once we […]

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Guest Writer – How Can We Get Cannabis Legalized In NC?

Guest writer Jesse Lawson is a 24-year-old cannabis enthusiast fighting prohibition with knowledge and writing. From smoking to reform, he finds every aspect of the canna-culture interesting. Guest writer’s opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Charlotte NORML or National NORML.   Your comments are welcome. How Can We Get Cannabis Legalized In NC? In 2016, publisher […]

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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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Public Meeting – Minutes from December 2017

Charlotte NORML Public Meeting 12/16/17 200 E. 36th St., Charlotte, NC 28206 Walker Spruill called the meeting to order at 1:20pm with a minute of silence. There were 23 present at the meeting, including Board members Walker Spruill, Roy Santonil, Andrew Manney, and Ann Twitty Caughran. A quorum was met. We were joined today by […]

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How Close Are We To Legal Weed?

LET’S COMPLETE THE MISSION. Charlotte NORML needs you: How close are we to legal weed?  At the Federal level, we’re barely in the same universe.  At the State level, it’s a mixture where the distinctions between liberal and conservative disappear in the fog of geographic and cultural pre-conditions.  At our level, at the level, where […]

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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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Public Meeting – Minutes from November 2017

Charlotte NORML November 18, 2017 Public Meeting Minutes SEEDS 200 36th Street Charlotte, NC 28209   Walker called the meeting to order at 1:20pm with a minute of silence. There were 20 in attendance, including Board Members Walker Spruill, Roy Santonil, Andrew Manney, Patrice Marsh, and Ann Caughran. A quorum was met. Walker talked about […]

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Public Meeting – Minutes from October 2017

Charlotte NORML October Public Meeting October 21, 2017 SEEDS 200 E. 36th Street Charlotte, NC 28206   Called to order at 1:23 pm by Roy Santonil, Deputy ED – 13 people were in attendance, including Board members Roy Santonil, Andrew Manney, and Ann Twitty Caughran. Walker and Patrice attended Harvest the Good, a community awareness […]

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