South Carolina Senate Panel Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

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A Senate panel has advanced a bill legalizing marijuana in South Carolina for patients suffering from an array of ailments recognized by a doctor.

The bipartisan sponsors of the proposal sent to a full Senate committee Thursday wanted suggestions to make the bill better.

It would allow qualified patients and care-givers to possess limited amounts of marijuana and creates a seed-to-sale tracking system.

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