There are currently 29 states in America with some form of legalized medical marijuana. Most politicians have begun to change their minds about the legitimacy of medicinal cannabis. But some states continue to resist efforts to legalize the drug even for medicinal purposes. Here are the 10 states most likely to legalize medical marijuana next.
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Marijuana has thousands of years of history all across the world and in the United States. In the United States, marijuana has a history of prohibition and legalization both at the state and federal levels. Many southern states are actually taking action to join the fight for legalization. North Carolina is among one of these southern states that is moving forward with marijuana legalization.
Hemp, a long banned crop in the US, has great potential for North Carolina agriculture. Like the peanut, hemp has many uses in food and manufacturing.
RALEIGH, N.C., June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) recently co-sponsored the Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act, a bill to support research initiatives on the potential benefits of substances such as cannabidiol (CBD) that are derived from marijuana.
According to a recent poll published by Elon University, North Carolina marijuana legalization is gaining momentum, with more than half of the state’s citizens ready to legalize the plant for medicinal purposes.
A Duke doctor has refused to continue seeing a nine-year-old North Carolina girl because her family gives her cannabidiol oil to cope with a rare illnes. The nine-year-old, Mia Morley, has a medical condition called Lennox Gastaut Syndrome. Her father, Dylan Morley, said Dr. Muhammad Mikati’s decision was based upon the federal status of CBD oil, which is not FDA approved.
These filings cover everything from proprietary hybrid strains of cannabis, to “clean and efficient growing systems, software-based analytics and monitoring, and packaging and distribution infrastructure.”
A North Carolina mother says nothing will stop her from getting marijuana to her daughter who suffers from a rare genetic disease. Kendra Martin says cannabis is the number one medicine for her daughter. North Carolina House Bill 983 is being looked at and if approved, would legalize medicinal marijuana for some people.
A new bill in the North Carolina legislature seeks to legalize medical marijuana. House Bill 983, filed about a month ago, is an update of previously failed legislative attempts to legalize medical marijuana in the state. It would allow medical marijuana use by “patients with terminal or chronic illnesses.” Currently, the state only allows CBD oil for epilepsy.