John Shott’s devious flower heist in West Virginia

Currently there is a piece of legislation headed to the Governor of West Virginia’s desk that has sold out the public in desperate need of cannabis. The Governor is expected to sign WV SB 386 as well.   Introduced Version of SB 386   Richard Ojeda and eleven co-sponsors introduced the original version of SB … More John Shott’s devious flower heist in West Virginia

HB 185 – North Carolina’s Medical Cannabis Bill (2017)

North Carolina’s annual Medical Cannabis Bill  was introduced February 22, 2017. UPDATE: North Carolina’s Senate introduced a companion medical cannabis bill, SB579. This senate bill marks the first time there have been medical cannabis bills alive in both chambers of the General Assembly. UPDATE 2: SB 648 – Legalize Medical Marijuana was filed on 4/4 … More HB 185 – North Carolina’s Medical Cannabis Bill (2017)

NC Support for Medical Marijuana at All Time High – 2016

Almost 3 in 4 North Carolinians support doctors’ rights to recommend medical marijuana to patients in need. According to an April 2016 Public Policy Polling survey in North Carolina 74% of the state is now in favor of allowing doctors to discuss medical marijuana as a source of treatment. The poll was conducted April 22, … More NC Support for Medical Marijuana at All Time High – 2016

HB 983 – North Carolina’s Medical Marijuana Bill (2016)

North Carolina’s newest Medical Marijuana bill is making its way through House subcommittees. It is titled “Legalize and Tax Medical Marijuana”. On April 26, 2016 Rep. Kelly Alexander introduced HB 983. This bill, if passed, would make it legal for patients to possess marijuana for personal use. This bill currently has a total of 12 … More HB 983 – North Carolina’s Medical Marijuana Bill (2016)

Industrial Hemp now Legal in North Carolina

North Carolina passed a law allowing for the regulated cultivation of industrial hemp October 31, 2015. Once a commission created by SB313 establishes the guidelines for the hemp program, landowners will be allowed to produce and harvest cannabis sativa with less than 0.3% THC. (THC is the psychoactive chemical in marijuana that creates mild euphoria.) … More Industrial Hemp now Legal in North Carolina

Around the South – Progress on Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Legislation

Several Southern states have passed medical marijuana and industrial hemp bills. Others are on the cusp. Do you know which ones have already? Read on to determine where you or your family members may be traveling before you purchase that one-way ticket to Denver.   Tennessee Industrial hemp A bill legalizing the cultivation of industrial … More Around the South – Progress on Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Legislation

Hemp Now Legal to Cultivate – but not in North Carolina

NOTE: Since the original publication of this article, North Carolina passed SB313 allowing for the legal cultivation of industrial hemp. Read more about North Carolina’s status as a hemp producing state here. A provision in the new $1.1 trillion U.S. Farm Bill allows for the legal cultivation of industrial hemp –  in states that allow … More Hemp Now Legal to Cultivate – but not in North Carolina