Holds office State Senate District 34
I support the legalization of recreational marijuana.
In response to 2022 NC Family Policy Council's question “Should North Carolina legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes? UNDECIDED
In response to 2020 NC Family Policy Council question, "Should NC legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes?" Newton responded NO with the note, "might agree for terminally ill/hospice."
B- Supports legalization of medical cannabis and/or decriminalization - voted for but did not sponsor legislation.
Paul Newton has represented District 36 in the NC Senate since 2017. He is running to represent the redrawn Senate District 34 in the 2023-2024 General Assembly https://ballotpedia.org/Paul_Newton_(North_Carolina)
300 North Salisbury Street, Room 300-B
Raleigh, NC 27603