NC medical marijuana: Is weed legal in NC, Cherokee? – Citizen Times

North Carolina’s first cannabis dispensary opened last week. The April 20 opening of the Great Smoky Cannabis Co. was attended by hundreds. Here’s your guide to medical marijuana in N.C.

“This project will change the trajectory of their lives forever. It will be a conduit to generations of social, economic, and spiritual growth, unlike anything that’s ever been witnessed,” Forrest Parker, general manager for Qualla Enterprises, said at the opening ceremony, Will Hofmann of the Citizen Times reported.

While the first N.C. dispensary is now officially open for business, the process of purchasing medical marijuana is not without terms and conditions. Here’s what to know about buying medical marijuana in N.C.