Fentanyl is now a felony in North Carolina

This article was originally posted on the Southern Scoop on September 17, 2021. It is being reposted as a resource to the Fentanyl Victims Network of North Carolina.

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed Senate Bill 321 into law Thursday afternoon, which has several changes to the stateโ€™s Controlled Substances Act, most notably now classifying and possession amount of Fentanyl as a felony. North Carolina Senator Kevin Corbin served as a co-sponsor of the legislation and said this is a needed step for the state.ย