Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in North Carolina

Three state legislators in North Carolina hope to legalize marijuana use for medicinal purposes under a bill introduced Feb. 7.

“Modern medical research has discovered beneficial uses for cannabis in 13 treating or alleviating pain, nausea, and other symptoms associated with 14 certain debilitating medical conditions, as found by the National Academy of 15 Sciences’ Institute of Medicine in March 1999,” the proposed legislation states.

Medical use of marijuana is allowed in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.

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