Holds office U.S. House District 3
“What I would like to see happen is the ability of a small number of certified physicians be able to prescribe medical marijuana when other interventions have failed,” said Murphy.
In response to NC Family PolicyCouncil question, "Should NC legalize the use of marijuana for medicalpurposes?" Murphy responded NO:
Response to 2020 NC Family Policy Council's question "Should Congress legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes?" NO
2016: Cosponsored HB 983 Legalize & Tax Medical Marijuana:
Proposed an exemption for use of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinols by patients with terminal or chronic illness.
A 'D' letter grade indicates that this candidate has expressed no support for any significant marijuana law reform, though they may have cosponsored/voted for legislation for minor reform (CBD/hemp).
Murphy represented NC House District 9 in NC's General Assembly from October 2015 until his election to Congress in 2019 by special election.
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.” 2016
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
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