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CHIEF KEEL ASKS, “WHAT ABOUT THE CHILDREN?”

In the most recent hearing on South Carolina’s medical cannabis bill, legislators finally began asking SLED’s Chief Keel some tough questions. When pressed, Chief Keel could not respond on the substance so he resorted to sympathy pleas. His eyes filled with alligator tears, he asked “But what about the children?” The fact of the matter […]

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Chief Keel says: IT IS ALL ABOUT THE MONEY!

In the United States there are 33 states where medical cannabis is legal, but NOT South Carolina, and here is the single biggest reason why: At a recent hearing of the Medical Affairs Committee in the South Carolina Legislature where the topic was legalizing medical cannabis, Chief Mark Keel, Chief of the SC Law Enforcement […]

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Home for the Holidays?

Are you going home for the holidays?  It’s the day before Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season.  There is a festive feeling that fills the air as many of us prepare to visit friends and family over the next few weeks.  The shopping.  The baking.  The eating! Being reunited with a family who […]

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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. […]