Author: David Mangone

Marijuana: Most Dangerous Drug In America

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson described marijuana (cannabis) as “the most dangerous drug” in America. These comments are disingenuous and disrespectful to over two million patients in America that use cannabis for medical purposes to treat debilitating conditions. In 2017 (the most recent year for which S.C. DHEC data is available), 1,001 people died of…
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The​ ​Second​ ​Amendment​ ​and​ ​Medical​ ​Cannabis​ ​Patients

In a 1755 letter to the Pennsylvania General Assembly Ben Franklin wrote  “those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” However, while its original context, which related to tax policy, may not apply, the words lend themselves to a conversation that lawmakers should be having.…
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