Medical Cannabis Legalization Proposal Filed in South Carolina

South Carolina Representative Todd Rutherford (the House Minority Leader) has filed the Put Patients First Act, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. sccannabis

Under the proposal, a patient with a debilitating condition (such as cancer, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma and AIDS) will be authorized to possess up to 2 ounces of cannabis, and cultivate up to 6 plants, if they receive a recommendation from a physician, and register with the state’s Department of Health. State-licensed dispensaries would be established to distribute cannabis to patients.

Read moreMedical Cannabis Legalization Proposal Filed in South Carolina