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In December 2018, after over a year of study, the North Carolina legislature’s Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Drug Convictions recommended that the legislature enact opioid sentencing reforms. Read the Task Force’s recommendations here. FAMM is supporting reforms to North Carolina’s lengthy mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses. Keep checking here for updates as bills are introduced to reform mandatory minimum drug sentences in North Carolina. You can also sign up for FAMM’s emails for more information on how you can help reform North Carolina’s sentencing laws.

2019 Laws and Policy

How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in North Carolina

You can do several things to work toward reforming North Carolina’s sentencing laws.

Latest News:

FAMM hosts screening of award-winning HBO documentary “The Sentence” in North Carolina

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM HOSTS SCREENING OF AWARD-WINNING HBO DOCUMENTARY “THE SENTENCE” IN NORTH CAROLINA NC State Rep. Jon Hardister and impacted family members Tammy and Kenny Stanley to discuss how mandatory drug sentences affect families. Greensboro, N.C. – The criminal justice reform advocacy group FAMM, in collaboration with … Read More

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FAMM Statement on Findings of NC Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Convictions

Monday, December 3, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org FAMM Statement on Findings of North Carolina’s Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Convictions The criminal justice reform group calls for the reform of NC mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws in 2019 WASHINGTON – FAMM’s Vice President of Policy Molly Gill issued the following statement in response to the release of … Read More

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