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July 3, 2014

McCrory signs law legalizing hemp oil for epilepsy treatment

Hemp oil can now be used legally in clinical trials in North Carolina as a treatment for intractable epilepsy. Gov. Pat McCrory signed a new law Thursday, Hope 4 Haley and Friends, which allows cannabidiol oil from help plants to be used in evidence-based studies in North Carolina.

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