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South Carolina Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana and Decriminalization Bills
CHARLESTON, SC – Two new measures that would decriminalize cannabis and establish a medicinal cannabis program in the state of South Carolina have been introduced by a bipartisan group led by house minority leader James Todd Rutherford. Medical Marijuana Bill To Allow Safe Access For Patients House Bill 3140, entitled “Put Patients First Act,” would help qualifying patients with serious ailments to be able to cultivate and possess limited amounts of cannabis. In addition, this bill will establish a system in which registered medical …
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South Carolina Governor Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law
COLUMBIA, SC — South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R) signed a complicated bill into law Wednesday that would allow patients limited access to cannabis extracts rich in cannabidiol (CBD) to help epileptic seizures. CBD-Only Bill Signed Into South Carolina Law S 1305 – the Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Treatment Act – was passed by the House and Senate with overwhelming support. As its written, the bill could make it difficult for patients to acquire their medicine. S 1305 requires …
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South Carolina House Committee Passes Limited Medical Marijuana Bill For Epilepsy
COLUMBIA, SC — In what is the result of an increased interest in cannabidiol (CBD), a limited medical marijuana initiative was passed Thursday by a South Carolina House Committee. Proposed by Representative Jenny Horne (R-Summerville), “Julian’s Act” would allow the use of CBD-rich cannabis extracts in the case of severe epilepsy. It is named in honor of a 3-year-old epilepsy patient from South Carolina, whose family is moving to Colorado so that they can treat his symptoms with CBD-rich cannabis …