Politician Info
B+ Brian Turner (D - NC) MEDICAL USE

Holds office State House District 116

Co-sponsored Legislation

Cosponsored HB 992 Amend Industrial Hemp Definition in 2016 Link

Cosponsored HB 185-Legalize Medical Marijuana in 2017 Link

Cosponsored HB 401-Enact Medical Cannabis Ac in 2019 Link

 

Comments

A 'B' letter grade indicates that this member/candidate supports policies specific to the legalization of medical cannabis and/or the decriminalization of cannabis; sponsor/co-sponsor of medical cannabis legalization legislation; outspoken in public comments about it; and/or sponsor/co-sponsor of other significant reform legislation

Voted Aye on HB766-Amend CBD Oil Statute which proposed that board certified neurologists may recommend hemp extract containing less than 0.9% THC by weight and at least 5% cannabidiol by weight to patients with intractable epilepsy without enrolling in pilot studies, and that DHHS set up a database of patients, caregivers and neurologists rather than a registry. 2015

Voted Aye on SB313-Industrial Hemp which proposed the development of an industrial hemp industry in the State in order to expand employment, promote economic activity, and provide opportunities to small farmers for an environmentally sustainable and profitable use of crop lands that might otherwise be lost to agricultural production; to establish an agricultural pilot program for the cultivation of industrial hemp in the State, to provide for reporting on the program by growers and processors for agricultural or other research, and to pursue any federal permits or waivers necessary to allow industrial hemp to be grown in the State. 2015

Voted Aye on HB992/SB77-Amend Industrial Hemp Definition which proposed modifications in language of SL2015-299, increased number of Commissioners from 5 to 9, proposed that the Commission will issue licenses for “research” to include “the growth, cultivation, and marketing of industrial hemp.” 2015

Voted Aye on SB124-LEO Managed CBD Oil Drop Box which proposed that any individual who possesses or uses hemp extract, as defined under this section, shall dispose of all residual oil from the extract at a secure collection box managed by a law enforcement agency, and that any neurologist who approves of dispensing hemp extract to a registered caregiver, shall inform the registered caregiver that disposal must be done at a secure collection box. 2018

Did not respond to NC NORML's 2020 Primary Questionnaire

 

 

Contact Brian Turner

Email: Brian.Turner@ncleg.net

Web: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/members/viewMember.pl?sChamber=House&nUserID=696

Phone: 919-715-3012

Address

North Carolina House of Representatives 16 West Jones Street, Room 1217

Raleigh, NC 27601-1096

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