The increasing availability of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft is at least one reason for the drop in DWI arrests in North Carolina over the past five years -- especially in the state's largest metropolitan areas like Raleigh and Charlotte. That's the conclusion of an investigation by a local Raleigh news team.
You may think that you’re being helpful for holding on to someone’s prescription for them. Even if you have the best of intentions, you can find yourself in trouble with the law for possessing someone else’s prescription medication.
The North Carolina Controlled Substances Act describes how marijuana is considered to be a Schedule VI substance in the state. Although the possession of this illicit drug isn't punished as seriously as more addictive ones such as heroin or cocaine, conviction is possible. This is especially the case if you're found guilty of selling or trafficking marijuana.