Out of 131 applicants, only 20 South Carolina farmers have been selected to grow hemp for the state’s research pilot program.
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COLUMBIA, Dec. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has selected 20 farmers to participate in the 2018 SC Industrial Hemp Pilot Program. The farmers represent 15 South Carolina counties.
CONWAY, S.C., Nov. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — One of America’s leading cannabidiol companies has received approval to air the nation’s first cannabis-based product advertising. Ads for Palmetto Harmony begin airing Monday on several national networks, including but not limited to: Oxygen, Lifetime Movies, WE, FYI, BBC-America, Centric, Freeform, GAC, UP, and 71 local market affiliates for ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox.
The production of South Carolina hemp is a step closer as more than 120 farmers signed up to grow the crop here.
There are currently 29 states in America with some form of legalized medical marijuana. Most politicians have begun to change their minds about the legitimacy of medicinal cannabis. But some states continue to resist efforts to legalize the drug even for medicinal purposes. Here are the 10 states most likely to legalize medical marijuana next.
From fiber to clothes to biomedicine, industrial hemp is fueling new opportunities across the United States, and a newly signed South Carolina hemp bill is going to give South Carolinians the opportunity to enter the re-emerging market of hemp.
After losing a son to opioid addiction last year, a conservative South Carolina Republican is co-sponsoring a medical marijuana bill in the state’s General Assembly. State Rep. Eric Bedingfield said he believes medical marijuana can help people overcome opioid addiction.
On Jan. 10, 2017, a bipartisan group of South Carolina lawmakers, led by Sen. Tom Davis, introduced a bill to the state Senate to legalize the cultivation, sale and consumption of medical marijuana for patients suffering from certain debilitating medical conditions.
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers will introduce comprehensive medical cannabis legislation Tuesday in the South Carolina General Assembly.
In South Carolina, Rep. Todd Rutherford has pre-filed a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. Dubbed the Put Patients First Act, the bill would allow qualified patients to possess up to two ounces of medical marijuana as well grow up to six plants.
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.
Parents of special needs children are pushing to legalize medical marijuana in South Carolina.
On April 7, 2016, the South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs Committee rejected S 0672, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for patients suffering from debilitating conditions, such as cancer, PTSD, and chronic pain.
Three days after presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act” of 2015,” the grand dame of Democratic presidential politics finally changed her position on one of the most pressing political issues in America.
On Nov. 7, 2015, at a democratic campaign event in South Carolina, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for additional research on medical marijuana.
In South Carolina, the Senate Medical Affairs Subcommittee voted unanimously to advance S672, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The five-person panel came to the decision after a two-hour hearing where panel members heard from both opponents and supporters of the bill.
I do not believe that we can talk about drugs and policing in America without talking about race. Read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Myth of Police Reform.” In fact, read anything by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
The combat between sovereign authorities on the one hand and the people who pursue the drug trade on the other—inclusive of the marijuana trade—where it remains criminal, has become frighteningly militarized in recent decades.
Shine Papers was born from a company called London Cut Cigars, which offers a cigar called the Black Tie, wrapped in 24-karat edible gold.
The first regular session of the 121st South Carolina General Assembly will convene on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at which point, the South Carolina Medical Marijuana Study Committee has until March 15, 2015, to provide a report to the General Assembly.
Recent political developments show that South Carolina is giving progress a chance in the form of laws regarding industrial hemp and medical marijuana. On June 2, Gov. Nikki Haley signed bills legalizing industrial hemp and CBD oil.
On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, South Carolina’s Medical Marijuana Study Committee met to discuss how to implement its CBD oil law, which will allow patients with certain forms of epilepsy to use cannabidiol, one of marijuana’s medicinal compounds.
On Tuesday, Democratic primary voters in South Carolina approved a non-binding medical marijuana question. With all counties having reported, the unofficial results show the question was supported by an overwhelming 75%-25% margin!