Politician Info
F Jim Burgin (R - NC) NO MEDICAL USE

Holds office State Senate District 12

Candidate in race for State Senate District 12

Position on Medical Marijuana

In response to NC Family Policy Council question in 2018, "Should NC legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes?" Burgin responded NO



An 'F' letter grade indicates that this member/candidate expresses significant and vocal opposition to marijuana law reform or has voted against minor reform

Voted No on SB168-Expand Allowed Medical Uses/Cannabis Extract which adds to the proposed changes to GS 90-94.1 to also allow the possession or use of cannabis extract to treat a medical condition diagnosed by a neurologist for which currently available treatment options have been ineffective (was only expanded to treat autism, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, or Mitochondrial disease, in addition to the already allowable treatment of intractable epilepsy). Makes conforming modifications to the proposed changes to Article 5G, GS Chapter 90, Alternative Treatment Act, to include patients who have been diagnosed with a medical condition for which currently available treatment options have been ineffective. 2019

Did not respond to NC NORML's 2020 Questionnaire

Contact Jim Burgin

Email: Burginla@ncleg.net

Web: https://www.ncleg.gov/Members/Biography/S/412

Phone: 919-733-5748


North Carolina State Senate 16 West Jones Street, Room 2113

Raleigh, NC 27601

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