North Carolina

More Than Half Of North Carolina Adults Support Legal Recreational Marijuana

More than half of North Carolinians who responded to a recent survey said that they supported the legalization of recreational marijuana in their state, according to a poll conducted by Elon University. The survey found even stronger support for reducing penalties for marijuana offenses and the legalization of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The survey found that 54% of adults in North Carolina supported the legalization of recreational marijuana, while about a third (34%) were opposed. The remaining 12% said that they didn’t know. The results showed a marked increase in support compared to 2017, when about 51% said that they […]

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Task Force in North Carolina Recommends Legal Cannabis

During the tough financial times of COVID, many states are turning to legal or medical cannabis to boost the economy and repair the damage done by the war on drugs. The North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice would like to see its home state follow suit in embracing the newly emerging industry. The task force was first called by Governor Roy Cooper, who knows that the South currently has two problems to deal with in light of 2020 events: racial tension and economic hardships. Therefore, the governor used Executive Order 145 this summer to call a […]

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Attorney General of North Carolina Calls For Decriminalizing Cannabis

North Carolina’s attorney general says it is time for his state to do what is right and decriminalize marijuana. Josh Stein said Wednesday that the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice has offered up a host of reforms that include decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana possession—a recommendation that Stein heartily endorsed. “You cannot talk about improving racial equity in our criminal justice system without talking about marijuana,” said Stein, a Democrat who is just winding down his first term as attorney general and who was re-elected earlier this month. “White and Black North Carolinians use marijuana […]

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Lung Assoc. Announces Plan To End Youth Vaping in North Carolina – Patch.com

In North Carolina, 35.5% of high school students used e-cigarettes in 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Vaping harms developing lungs and overall health and may place people at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Now, when protecting lung health is more important than ever, the American Lung Association today announced a broad plan to end youth vaping. “With kids back in school, more students may experience social pressure to vape, while others may begin to vape in response to stress, including stress related to COVID-19,” said June […]

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Where To Buy CBD in North Carolina

Table of Contents Introduction Where to buy CBD in North Carolina is one of those questions that many consumers have, but don’t really know the answer to. Many people want to know where they can find products containing CBD, and they often wonder what all the fuss is about. Click here to read about which form of CBD is best for you? CBD is legal in North Carolina but did you also know that some of these other varieties of CBD products are illegal? Did you also know that you can legally grow your own hemp in North Carolina, but […]

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