Category: Local News

District 99 Candidates Support Medical Cannabis

If you had told me five years ago that I would be advocating for the legalization of medical cannabis, I would have laughed out loud.  I grew up in an extremely conservative household during the “Just Say No to Drugs” era and to this day have never smoked marijuana. It was a personal connection that brought me…
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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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Hurricane Irma Emergency Information

Here are a couple of websites that will help South Carolinians and their preparations for Hurricane Irma which at this time of writing is still  category 5 hurricane with winds sustaining at 175 mph and travelling at 16 mph towards the US coast. The first website to check out is: scemd.org It is the complete…
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Cannabis Educational Event

Cannabis Educational Event Clears the Air

A recent cannabis educational event in Piedmont SC, hosted by the South Carolina Compassionate Care Alliance, highlighted the communities interest in this issue as well as their determination to work through it appropriately.  Several speakers presented their viewpoints and even testimonials regarding the controversial matter of using cannabis as a medicine. Rob Ianuario, an attorney…
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