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Medical weed bill tightened further, still moving in Senate

The medical marijuana bill backed by Senators Bill Rabon and Michael Lee received a round of edits prior to a committee...

Backed by local Republicans, medical weed bill notches another victory

The medical cannabis bill supported by Cape Fear Republicans Michael Lee and Bill Rabon earned a favorable vote in its second...

Cape Fear Republicans’ weed bill scores first major victory in Senate

Republican Senators Bill Rabon and Michael Lee are on a quest to bring a tightly-regulated medical marijuana market to North Carolina....
A Wilmington-based company hopes to bring a high standard of professional standards and practices to the state's hemp industry -- and, ultimately, the legalized marijuana industry. (Port City Daily photo / Courtesy CIJ Holdings, Inc.)

Rabon and Lee’s medical cannabis bill earns bipartisan praise, gets spotlight in committee

Cannabis reform may be on the horizon in N.C. Sens. Michael Lee and Bill Rabon have joined forces with Democrats to...

State Senators Michael Lee and Bill Rabon file weed bill alongside two Democrats

Cannabis has been at the center of North Carolina Senate bills this week. Wednesday, Michael Lee and Bill Rabon joined together...
Justin Sartain at his home on Dock Street in downtown Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

ICYMI – Downtown hit-and-run victim, Cape Fear Crossing coming through, Wilmington’s cannabis biz

Carolina Beach Town Council approved a one-year extension for Harris Teeter's long-stalled project, but for some residents, the years and years of delays are...
Approximately 21 pounds of marijuana seized by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division. (Port City Daily photo / New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)

New Hanover Sheriff’s Office seizes ’21 pounds of marijuana’ after six-month investigation

WILMINGTON --- The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office seized over 20 pounds of cannabis (a.k.a. marijuana) from after a half-year investigation. According to the New...
The second CBD store to open in the south-midtown area of Wilmington in January, Your CBD Store, has opened in the Long Leaf Mall shopping center in midtown. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

Opening of Your CBD Store in midtown Wilmington is second new cannabidiol retailer this year

WILMINGTON --- Last weekend Wilmington welcomed its second CBD retail shop to open since the beginning of the year. The new store opening comes as more...
Port City Releaf produces CBD oil from hemp, both of which are legal under North Carolina law. The DEA considers both to be a schedule I drug. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy Port City Releaf)

ICYMI – New CBD lounge, new NCDOT projects, plus developer issues and costly fixes

Some area CBD companies have run into trouble with the DEA in the past over confusing state and federal laws regarding non-psychoactive cannabis products....
Approximately 100 pounds of cannabis, referred to as "high-grade marijuana" by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. (Port City Daily photo / NHCSO)

New Hanover Sheriff’s Office sting seizes 100-pound shipment of ‘high grade marijuana’

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office (NHCSO) announced today that detectives had seized 100 pounds of "high-grade marijuana," about $150,000...