In North Carolina, the only condition for which it is legal to use cannabis extracts as a medical treatment is intractable epilepsy. Intractable epilepsy is a chronic seizure disorder, more common in children, that has not responded or no longer responds to conventional medication.
Medical marijuana is illegal in North Carolina, and the state does not issue medical marijuana cards. However, if North Carolina does decide to legalize medical marijuana and give MMJ cards, those who apply for them will get access to the following benefits:
North Carolina does not currently issue medical marijuana cards, as cannabis is illegal. However, most states that issue medical marijuana cards give them a 1 - 3 year validity period.
No. Cannabis is illegal, and tourists or visitors may not purchase medical cannabis in North Carolina - even if they have medical marijuana cards from out of state.
North Carolina does not issue medical marijuana cards.
However, in certain states where medical marijuana is legal, visitors with out-of-state medical marijuana cards may purchase medical cannabis through a medical marijuana reciprocity program. Some states, however, do not allow visitors with out-of-state medical marijuana cards to get medical cannabis. The list of states currently offering medical marijuana reciprocity include:
North Carolina does not accept medical marijuana cards issued in other states. As the state does not currently allow marijuana use, out-of-state visitors may not buy or use medical cannabis - even if the card is legally from another state.
Marijuana purchase and use are illegal under federal law. The same is also true under North Carolina law. The state does not issue medical marijuana identification cards, and anyone found buying or using marijuana in North Carolina is subject to prosecution under state and federal law.