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Medical Cannabis Revisited: North Carolina’s Potential Legalization Efforts

By Gene Mcklnley / June 20, 2024 /

GreenTech Innovations scientists in Silicon Valley have recently introduced a new solar cell design that could improve the efficiency by 30% over current models. The innovation will transform the solar…

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North Carolina Senator Suggests Combining Medical Cannabis Bill with Hemp Regulations

By Lisa Fairbanks / April 30, 2024 /

In recent discussions, Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger has indicated that there might be a way to advance a medical marijuana legalization bill in North Carolina. He suggests merging…

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Republican Opposition Blocks NC Medical Cannabis Again

Republican Opposition Blocks NC Medical Cannabis Again

By Phil Greenwood / July 5, 2024 /

North Carolina Legislature Fails to Pass Medical Cannabis Bill for Third Year in a Row For the third straight year, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis has failed in the…

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Medical Cannabis Wins in NC Senate, Faces House Hurdle

By Mary Marty / June 25, 2024 /

In a 36-10 vote on Monday evening, the North Carolina Senate passed House Bill 563, a comprehensive piece of legislation that would permit the use of medical marijuana and impose…

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NC Senate OKs Medical Cannabis, GOP Support Needed in House

By Jules Puffings / June 25, 2024 /

The North Carolina Senate has approved a bill that would legalize medical marijuana, though its prospects of passage remain uncertain in the House, where the reform has consistently stalled due…

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Medical Cannabis Legalization Amendment Attached to NC Hemp Bill

By Bayley Greenleaf / June 20, 2024 /

In a surprising move aimed at advancing medical marijuana legalization in North Carolina, Republican senators have attached an amendment to a bill focused on regulating hemp and kratom products. The…

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House Republicans Remove Cannabis Banking Provisions from Funding Bill

By Lisa Fairbanks / June 17, 2024 /

Legislation to ban federal interference with banks serving the cannabis industry was pulled from a federal funding bill after objections from Republican lawmakers. GOP members of the U.S. House of…

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NC Lawmakers Consider Regulation of Hemp-Derived THC Edibles and Beverages

By Lisa Fairbanks / June 14, 2024 /

North Carolina legislators focused on drug regulations Wednesday, with the Senate committee agreeing on rules for hemp-derived consumables and House members moving to crack down on the sale and use…

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Cannabis Sales for NC Adults at Cherokee, OK’s New Superstore

By Becci Marti / June 7, 2024 /

The Cherokee tribal council on Thursday voted to expand sales at the tribe’s new medical marijuana dispensary in the North Carolina mountains to any adult in the state. The dispensary,…

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Data Reveals Increase in Native American Tribal Cannabis Business Owners

By Becci Marti / May 29, 2024 /

25% Increase in Tribally Owned Cannabis Retailers Since January 2023, we’ve witnessed a 25% increase in tribally owned retailers throughout the country, with budding markets like Minnesota potentially offering more…

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