Tag:Lewis

  • Short Session May Consider Legalizing Medicinal Pot

    A Charlotte-area state representative says making medical marijuana available for people suffering from terminal illnesses would bolster the General Assembly’s recent record of crafting policies that show compassion for seriously ill patients. “We passed two bills dealing with CBD oil that were driven by compassion,” said Rep. Kelly Alexander, D-Mecklenburg, of the…

  • Challenger Nielsen Facing Long Odds In State House District 26

    RALEIGH — Incumbent Leo Daughtry has served 10 terms in the state House and two terms in the North Carolina Senate. He has served as the House majority leader and was a gubernatorial candidate. Challenging Daughtry is Dennis Nielsen, a retired Air Force colonel who twice ran as a Republican for…