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North Carolina Scorecard

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Senate Bills

Daines/Merkley Veterans Equal Access Amendment

Permits physicians affiliated with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recommend cannabis therapy to veterans in states that allow for its therapeutic use. More info

Mikulski Amendment Protecting State Medical Marijuana Laws

Limits the Justice Department’s ability to take criminal action against state-licensed operations that are acting in full compliance with the medical marijuana laws of their states. More info

Merkley Marijuana Banking Amendment

Prohibits the US Treasury Department from using federal funds to take punitive actions against banks that provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses that are operating legally under state laws. More info

'N/A' means that the Senator did not have the opportunity to vote on this amendment.

Senators

  • Thom Tillis (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: C

    Votes

    ?

    Cosponsor

    S. 1333: Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2015
    *S. 3077: Marijuana Effective Drug Studies (MEDS) Act of 2016
    *S. 3269: Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act

    Comments

    Marijuana: Do you support efforts to decriminalize and/or legalize marijuana? Tillis: Supports low-THC extract for childhood epilepsy, opposes other medical marijuana 10/19/2014 (Link)

  • Richard Burr (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    Comments

    (Link)
    8/10/2010 "For example, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), who holds the dubious distinction of the being the member of Congress who has accepted the largest amount from pharmaceutical firms, has taken a stance against state legalization of marijuana." 5/28/2011 (Link)

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House Bills

Veterans Equal Access Amendment

Permits physicians affiliated with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recommend cannabis therapy to veterans in states that allow for its therapeutic use. More info

McClintock/Polis Amendment

Seeks to halt Justice Department interference among individuals and businesses engaged in state-compliant transactions particular to both the medical or recreational use of cannabis. More info

Rohrabacher/Farr Amendment

Prohibits the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana programs and the patients who rely on them. More info

Reps

  • Walter Jones Jr. (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: B+

    Votes

    ?

    Cosponsor

    HR 1538 CARERS
    *H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
    *H.R. 667 Veterans Equal Access Act
    *H.R. 1635 Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2015
  • G.K. Butterfield (D)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Renee Ellmers (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    Cosponsor

    H.R. 525 Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015
  • David Price (D)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: B

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Alma Adams (D)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: C

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Virginia Foxx (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • George Holding (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Richard Hudson (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Patrick McHenry (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Mark Meadows (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Robert Pittenger (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • David Rouzer (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

  • Mark Walker (R)

    NORTH CAROLINA

    NORML Grade: D

    Votes

    ?

    No sponsorships or comments

This information is continually being updated. If you have an additional public comment that we do not have record of or any additional information please email politics@norml.org.