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South Carolina Committee Approves Medical Cannabis Legislation

South Carolina’s House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee overwhelmingly approved a medical cannabis legalization bill on Thursday. The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act (House Bill 3521), was passed by the committee in a 14 to 3 vote. The bill would allow those with certain medical conditions who receive a doctor recommendation to use medical …

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South Carolina Senate Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

South Carolina’s Senate Medical Affairs Committee approved a medical marijuana bill on Thursday, sending it to the full Senate for consideration. The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act (Senate Bill 212), would allow seriously ill patients to use marijuana to treat their conditions with a recommendation from their doctors. “There are thousands of South Carolinians who are …

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Poll: 61% of South Carolina Voters Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

According to new polling a strong majority of  voters in South Carolina want cannabis to be legal for medical purposes. According to the new Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy survey, 61% of South Carolina voters support making physician-approved medical cannabis use legal. Just 31% are opposed, with 8% undecided. “The numbers in the poll are positive,” said …

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Law Enforcement Figures to Testify Today in Favor of South Carolina Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

A longtime leader of the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association, the U.S. attorney for South Carolina from 2010 to 2016, and a former local police officer will testify in favor of legislation that would legalize medical cannabis. At 2:30 p.m. ET today, Jeffrey Moore, Bill Nettles, and Raeford Davis will join leaders of Compassionate South Carolina …

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Medical Professionals to Testify in Favor of Medical Cannabis Legalization at South Carolina Senate Hearing

At 2pm ET tomorrow, a group of physicians, nurses, medical researchers, and other healthcare professionals will hold a news conference prior to testifying in favor of Senate Bill 212 to legalize medical cannabis. A group of physicians, nurses, medical researchers, and other healthcare professionals will testify in favor of comprehensive medical cannabis legislation Wednesday during …

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Companion Bills to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in South Carolina

Companion bills to legalize medical cannabis have been filed in South Carolina. Senator Tom Davis and Representatives Peter McCoy held a press conference this morning to formally introduce the companions bills that have been filed simultaneously in the state’s House and Senate. If approved into law, the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act would allow those …

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South Carolina Bills Filed to Legalize Medical Marijuana

By Tenth Amendment Center Two South Carolina House bills slated for introduction in 2017 would legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state. Pre-filed by Rep. Todd Rutherford (D-Columbia), House Bill 3128 (H.3128) would allow qualifying medical patients the ability to possess “up to two ounces of a usable form of marijuana” as well …

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South Carolina Senate Panel Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

By Associated Press 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 …

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