Kevin Baiko Explains the Politics of Cannabis in North Carolina

This guest post by Kevin Baiko, M.D., self-proclaimed champion for medical cannabis and North Carolina Congressional Candidate, explains his drive for advocating for cannabis with his platform.

I never dreamt I’d be running for US Congress, as a Republican, championing the legalization of medical cannabis, but so I am. My wife suggested I run when our Representative, Walter Jones, died unexpectedly in February 2019. At first I was incredulous: “Me? A politician?? Why would I want THAT?!”, but as we mused over the idea, it started to make more sense.

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