Category: Cannabis News

South Carolina and CBD: What the Present Looks Like for the State’s Cannabis Laws

In 2014, the South Carolina General Assembly passed Senate Bill 1035. It allowed the use, selling, and buying of CBD hemp oil as long as the oil itself contained as little as 0.3% of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). CBD hemp oil is a recognized co-product of hemp-based production, and legally, it has the same status as hemp-based…
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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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FMU to Host “A Case for Medical Cannabis”

NFL and Medical Marijuana

The Battle Between Players and the League for Safer Pain Relief Author Note: Research is done for the benefit citizens and the State of South Carolina Introduction This report is written at the request of the commission to understand the values and benefits as well as the struggles that are seen inside the NFL by…
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Republicans Embrace Medical Cannabis

Republicans Embrace Medical Cannabis

Republicans Embrace Medical Cannabis. In the red state of South Carolina, it may come as no surprise that the District 28 House seat currently held by Eric Bedingfield is being sought after by all Republican candidates. What might surprise some however is that in this group of four Republicans, ALL support medical cannabis in some…
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