A state House committee unanimously rejected a proposal to legalize medical marijuana after an emotional hourlong hearing that ended with a legislator saying he was assaulted by a marijuana advocate.
Gov. Pat McCrory says a new law he signed allowing some physicians to treat epilepsy in North Carolina using an extract from a marijuana plant could also lead to the discovery of other therapies.
North Carolina's Republican Gov. Pat McCrory last month vetoed a welfare drug testing bill championed by his own party in the legislature
North Carolina Gov. Robert McCrory (R) Thursday vetoed a welfare drug testing bill pushed through the legislature by his Republican colleagues.
A bill that would require public benefits recipients to take a drug test upon suspicion they are using drugs passed won final approval in the North Carolina legislature late last week and now heads for the governor's desk.
Receiving unemployment and welfare without handing your urine over for analysis is becoming a thing of the past.
The North Carolina Medical Cannabis Act (House Bill 84) would have allowed patients suffering from debilitating diseases or cond
Three state legislators in North Carolina hope to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes under a bill introduced Feb. 7.
A recent Public Policy Polling study reveals that 58 percent of Tar Heels under age 65 support legalizing medical marijuana.