A cannabis activist group in North Carolina is raising awareness about Hemp Nutrition and pushing for the state to ease up on regulations for hemp growing and production.

Sharon Wright, a marketing and branding consultant in Charlotte, lives with an autoimmune illness and found that conventional medicine could do little to help, but in her search for alternatives she discovered that consuming hemp seeds helped a lot. The seeds contain the anti-inflammatory component, amino acid arginine. The seeds, which are legal in North Carolina, are also a good source of several nutrients, including vitamins E and B, calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc.

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Although the seeds are legal in North Carolina, growing them in the state is not, but there is a growing number of people who want to see a change in the cannabis laws to make hemp cultivation and production possible. A small group of black North Carolinians are part of a cannabis-awareness movement that aims to educate the public on the health benefits of both hemp and marijuana, and to change the stigma that cannabis is only good for smoking and getting high.

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