North Carolina Lawmakers Propose Bill to Relax Law on Marijuana Possession

North Carolina Lawmakers Propose Bill to Relax Law on Marijuana Possession

A new bill would legalize possession of up to four ounces of marijuana and there would be no legal ramifications.

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November 29, 2018
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RALEIGH, N.C. - Some North Carolina lawmakers are taking steps to relax the law when it comes to marijuana possession.

A new bill would legalize possession of up to four ounces of marijuana and there would be no legal ramifications.

One of the bill's co-sponsors, Paul Lowe Jr., said it's about decriminalization more than legalizing the drug.

“We’re criminalizing more and more people that probably shouldn't be criminalized. Something should be done, but they shouldn't be criminalized,” said Lowe.

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