The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Mother Backs Medical Marijuana Bill - Brevard, NC


April 17, 2017

Courtesy photo

Kimberly Sisk and her son, Slade, at Looking Glass Falls.

New legislation introduced to the N.C. General Assembly in February aims to legalize medical marijuana across the state. House Bill 185 bill passed the House earlier this year and was kicked up to the Committee on Rules, Calendar and Operations of the House. An accompanying bill, Senate Bill 648, recently passed through its first reading and has been assigned to the Rules and Operations Committee.

If the law is passed, people like Brevard resident Kimberly Sisk will see it as a godsend. The chemical properties of the plant are one of the few things, she said, that help her 12-year-old son...

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