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I know a lot of you are pretty upset about the prospects of a Joe Biden presidency. He’s promised to be tough on guns and you think he might start an all-out assault on the Second Amendment. We could see more federal gun control coming down the pike. We could even see some kind of weapons ban.

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The day before Thanksgiving, President Trump pardoned his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

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Rep. G.K. Butterfield says Congress should remove federal restrictions on marijuana and North Carolina should legalize adult use and purge pot possession from criminal records. 

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Eight decades after the anti-pot propaganda film “Reefer Madness” stirred a moral panic over marijuana, cops and prosecutors in North Carolina are bending the truth to bind hemp to its infamous cannabis cousin. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina hemp farmers are bracing for an onslaught of federal regulation.

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RALEIGH — Justin Hamilton’s company farm last year lost an entire greenhouse of hemp — somewhere between $25,000 and $35,000 — because his crop violated the state’s tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) threshold by 0.1%.

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RALEIGH — The General Assembly is one step closer to settling the smokable hemp dispute after months of deliberation.

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers have reached a compromise on smokable hemp, but their agreement may not make everyone in the hemp community happy. For now.

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RALEIGH — Smokable hemp continues to stall lawmakers trying to pass the farm bill.

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The “Great Vape Scare of 2019” is well underway, as more than 380 people have been diagnosed with a severe lung condition that has been traced back to the use of e-cigarettes and THC vaping devices. So far, seven people have died as a result. But governments rush to ban vape products that may or may not be responsible for causing the damage.

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