Politician Info

Holds office State Senate District 21

Position on Marijuana Legalization

WNCN - CBS 17 4/1/2021:

Sen. Tom McInnis (R-25th District) said he opposes legalizing it for recreational uses but when asked about medical use he said, “Oh, that’s a different story. It’s got to be researched. It’s got to be proven. I want to see the data. I don’t want to see somebody’s opinion. I want to see the hard data. But, the recreational marijuana, no way.”

iVoterGuide 2020 Questionnaire:

I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Strongly Disagree


F Public opposition to significant marijuana law reform (adult use, medical, and/or decriminalization) but may have sponsored and/or voted in favor of CBD/Hemp specific bills.

McInnis has represented Senate District 25 since 2015. He is running to represent Senate District 21 in the 2023-2024 General Assembly. https://ballotpedia.org/Tom_McInnis

Voting History:

SB 3 NC Compassionate Care Act: NO - 2023

SB 711 NC Compassionate Care Act: NO - 2022

SB 168 Expand Allowed Medical Uses/Cannabis Extract: YES - 2019 

SB 124 LEO Managed CBD Oil Drop Box: YES - 2018 

HB 992/SB 771 Amend Industrial Hemp Definition: EXCUSED ABSENCE - 2016 

SB 313 Industrial Hemp: YES - 2015 

HB 766 Amend CBD Oil Statute: YES - 2015


Contact Tom McInnis


Web: https://www.mcinnisfornc.com/

Phone: 919-733-5953


300 North Salisbury Street, Room 314

Raleigh, NC 27603

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