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…

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North Carolina mom admits she put marijuana blunt in 1-year-old child’s mouth

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A search warrant says a North Carolina mother confessed to letting her 1-year-old child smoke pot in a social media video that went viral. This undated provided by the Wake County, N.C, Detention Center, shows Brianna Ashanti Lofton, who is accused of allowing her baby to…

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Lots of interest in hemp farming in South Carolina as applications to grow close

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 1:50 pm • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 1:50 pm By Jeff Wilkinson, The State COLUMBIA, S.C. — The production of industrial hemp — a cousin of marijuana but distinctly different from the illicit drug — is a step closer in South Carolina as more than 120…

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Bills to Legalize Medical Cannabis Introduced in South Carolina

Companion bills to legalize medical cannabis introduced in South Carolina. Senator Tom Davis and Representative Peter McCoy held a press conference to formally announce the companions bills that will be filed simultaneously in the state’s House and Senate. If approved into law, the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act would allow…

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South Carolina Primary Voters Support Ending Mass Incarceration, Decriminalizing Drug Possession, Treating Drugs As A Health Issue

A large majority of South Carolina presidential primary voters across party lines support ending mass incarceration, and a substantial majority support decriminalizing drug possession outright, according to a new poll released by the Drug Policy Alliance. 70 percent of voters in the upcoming first Southern state primary consider substantially reducing…

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