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As first crop of South Carolina hemp nears harvest, scores of farmers line up for scarce permits - Cannabis News

“Hemp appears to have very good potential. The oil and fiber possibilities long term are intriguing. We want South Carolina to be in the mix."

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Medical marijuana passes by a landslide in South Carolina Democratic primary - Cannabis News

South Carolina Democrats gave medical marijuana a landslide victory Tuesday, with 82 percent declaring in an advisory vote that doctors should be allowed to prescribe the drug.

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Poll finds strong support for medical marijuana in South Carolina - Cannabis News

A recent poll has found strong support for medical marijuana legislation in South Carolina.

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Seminar advocates for medical cannabis in South Carolina - Cannabis News

A 2016 poll noted that 78 percent of South Carolina residents support medical cannabis. 

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Massachusetts pot shops are a billion-dollar market, but cannabis industry still faces hurdles

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- Governor Henry McMaster signed a new industrial hemp bill Wednesday, making it legal for farmers across the state to grow the plant.

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Schumer pushes back release for Senate legalization bill

Lost to most in the flurry of legislation at the end of the South Carolina General Assembly’s session earlier this month was a bill legalizing the growth of industrial hemp. Not pot, but hemp.

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South Carolina farmers could be growing industrial hemp by the end of the year - Cannabis News

COLUMBIA — A bill allowing the growth of industrial hemp has cleared the Senate and is expected to be accepted by the House this week, lining South Carolina farmers up to begin planting the crop before the year is out.

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Stamford officials want to limit marijuana use, but state law may have it covered

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.

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South Carolina: Medical marijuana bill discussed in state committee – Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The issue of legalizing marijuana for medical use was discussed at the South Carolina State House Thursday.

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Maine taps firm to track growth, distribution of marijuana - Cannabis News

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A mother is begging South Carolina lawmakers to take a walk in her shoes as they decide how to vote on a new medical marijuana bill.

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University of Idaho partners with Idaho company for research on Hemp Insulation

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The medical marijuana bill, which is currently in discussion in the state Senate, and a law that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp are two separate issues.

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Medical marijuana bill unveiled in South Carolina Legislature – Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A bill expanding the use of medical marijuana has just been introduced in South Carolina, and on Tuesday supporters talked about why they are behind what's being called the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act.

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Medicinal Cannabis making headway in Brazil thanks to court rulings

Two South Carolina bills planned for introduction in 2017 would legalize medical cannabis for qualifying patients in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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Americans’ Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For five years, Republican state Rep. Peter McCoy of James Island was a state prosecutor in Charleston, working hundreds of drug cases along the way.

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How Are Cannabis Companies Shipping Delta-9 THC?

Sen. Tom Davis is pushing for tight control — electronic tracking from seed to sales — of licensed, verified, documented medical marijuana that only a doctor could prescribe.

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A Landrum lawmaker has pre-filed a bill to allow physicians to prescribe CBD oil, also known as cannabis oil or cannabidiol, for some medical conditions.

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Vermont is the newest state to ban Delta 8 THC

Walk along the aisles of Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, Earth Fare or health food and supplement specialty stores and you’ll see hemp seeds, hemp protein powder, hemp milk and hemp oil.

Similar to its nutritional powerhouse seed food cousins, flax and chia, the health benefits of hemp seed are increasingly promoted by some health professionals.

“I’m high on hemp,” says Dr. Ann Kulze, a local physician turned national wellness guru, author and speaker, in an obvious pun on hemp’s cannabis cousin, marijuana. “What’s remarkable about hemp is that it’s so nutritionally complete.”

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David Quick ~ The Post and Courier