Perspective North Carolina General Assembly Update | June 10, 2022
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Below is an update on the activity at the NC General Assembly this week. Please feel free to contact a member of the team with any questions or visit ktsstrategies.com to learn more about our services.
This week, the House passed S448, Amendments to Schedule VI of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The bill would remove Marijuana and THC derived prescription drugs that have received approval from the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), from Schedule VI of the CSA. The North Carolina Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services could submit objections to any decision that comes from the FDA. House proponents made it clear in their discussions this was not marijuana legalization and dealt with prescription drugs already approved by the FDA. The bill passed third reading in the House on Wednesday (92-9) and has been sent to the Governor.
Legislative Committee Meetings
Tuesday, June 14
1:00 PM – House Local Government
4:00 PM – House Wildlife Resources
Wednesday, June 15
10:00 AM – House Appropriations, Information Technology
11:00 AM – House Judiciary 2
Thursday, June 16
9:00 AM – Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations, Subcommittee on Interscholastic Athletics