An Open Letter to the New Charlotte City Council

December 4, 2017 Vi Lyles, Mayor                                                          Tariq Bokhari, District 6 Larken Egleston, District 1                                         Ed Driggs, District 7 Justin Harlow, District 2                                              Dimple Ajmera, Member-At-Large LaWana Mayfield, […]

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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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Public Meeting – Minutes from September 2017

Charlotte NORML Public Meeting 200 E. 36th Street Charlotte NC 282 9/16/17   Walker called the meeting to order at 1:20pm with a moment of silence. There were 22 present, including Board members Walker Spruill, Roy Santonil, Andrew Manney, and Ann Caughran – a quorum was met. Upcoming events:   Harvest the Good – Sunday, […]

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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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Public Meeting – Minutes from July 2017

7/15/17 SEEDS 200 E. 36th Street There were 20 people in attendance including Board Members Walker Spruill, Roy Santonil, Andrew Manney, and Ann Caughran – a quorum was met. Called to order at 2:10pm by Walker with a moment of silence. (The start of the meeting was delayed because the room was double booked.) Yes […]

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Public Meeting – Minutes from June 2017

  June 18, 2017 SEEDS 200 E. 36th Street, Charlotte, NC There were 23 people in attendance including Board Members Walker Spruill, Roy Santonil, Andrew Manney, Patrice Marsh and Ann Caughran, and a quorum was met. Called to Order at 1:23pm by Walker, with a moment of silence. Welcome to all, newcomers and regulars! Activism […]

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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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