http://www.nccpn.org/ PLEASE come to Raleigh on February 12th to meet your NC Representative or Senator and ask them to support House Bill 84 to legalize medical cannabis for NC residents! You alone as an individual can help make this happen! PLEASE, if you have not done so; CALL YOUR LEGISLATOR AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR NEXT TUESDAY. It is very easy..If you go to the home page of the "NC General Assembly", click on house and senate members. You will see a telephone for their office. When you call, the Legislative Assistant will most likely answer. Tell them your name and address; that will identify you to them as one of "their" constituents. Tell them you would really appreciate their attendance at the Legislative Auditorium for the presentation by Dr. Kevin Baiko at 11 AM. He will answer questions and provide an overview of how cannabis works. If you are you going to Raleigh on February 12: To do BEFORE Feb 12 -- Now or as soon as possible.....Call, write, or email your NC Representative and NC Senator. What to include in the email or call: A. Express your support for the medical cannabis bill and ask for theirs. B. Ask for an appointment to meet with your Rep or Senator: if you can meet them on Feb 12. Let them know there will be a program in the LOB auditorium and LOB courtyard from 11 am to 2 pm. Need to know who your representative and senator are? Check out www.ncleg.net. What to do on February 12 at the Rally in Raleigh... A. Make sure you sign in with a Event Day volunteer - there will be Representative contact forms available with sign in volunteers. B. If you are working as a volunteer, check in with the Event Staff C. Visit your representative and senator and inquire as to their support for the medical cannabis bill. D. Report your contact on the Legislative Contact sheets provided by Volunteers - be sure to inform your rep or senator that the results of where the candidates stad will be published and made available to NC Citizen voters. E. Always be polite, do not argue or attempt to convince a legislator who is not supportive. Politely inform them that we are publishing the results of our contacts with our elected officials that day. F. Remember that our impressions on Feb 12 can impact the outcome of this bill -- kindness, civility, etiquette and protocol must rule. This event should be dressed and acted as if one is in church, court or other formal setting. G. Make sure you turn in your Contact Reports to a Volunteer before you leave. Six rooms have been reserved at the Clarion Hotel in Raleigh for Monday evening. All have been reserved but if anyone wants to come to Raleigh on Monday, we have a rate of about $89 and they have additional rooms available. This is promising to be a "happening". We have over 1700 who now say they will attend and over 400 who say maybe. Over 13,000 have now been invited. DON"T MISS THIS ONE.