South Carolina Medical Marijuana News
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Democratic primary ballot in June will ask voters whether they support legalizing medical marijuana to treat severe illnesses.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A bill that seeks to allow children with severe epilepsy to legally use oil derived from marijuana advanced Thursday to the South Carolina Senate floor, but with so many restrictions, supporters say it won't help those for whom it's written.
In a state as socially conservative as South Carolina, those who favor the legalization of marijuana for medical use are not merely facing an uphill battle – they’re climbing a mountain. Misinformation, misperception, and the stigma caused by a long-fought (and failed) “War on Drugs,” have medical marijuana advocates at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to getting legislation passed to allow for therapeutic uses of the cannabis plant.
The Epilepsy Foundation comes out in support of medical marijuana, the feds delay a PTSD study, CBD bills are popping up, and a battle over local dispensary bans looms in Oregon, and more. Let's get to it:
The push to legalize "Charlotte's Web", a strain of medical marijuana in liquid form given to children suffering from pediatric epilepsy, is increasing in both North and South Carolina.
On Tuesday of this week, a resident of Bluffton, South Carolina, was charged with drug trafficking after 137 pot plants were found in his backyard. The resident, a 66-year-old man named Frank Dennis Peters, turned himself in to the authorities.
Peters claims he has been growing the marijuana to assist his wife of 40 years who suffers from fibromyalgia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The drugs increase her appetite and help her sleep according to Peters. His wife has been ...
The medical marijuana scene is hectic! Bill passing, raids happening, local officials pondering, and California dispensaries dwindling. Let's get to it: