South Carolina Is Closer than Ever to Legalizing Medical Marijuana

For years medical marijuana advocates have pleaded with South Carolina lawmakers to legalize cannabis for medical use. From parents of severely epileptic children to veterans and sufferers of multiple sclerosis, residents in the southern coastal state are eager to join the 36 other states that support safe access to legal [...]

2021-01-21T05:45:29-07:00January 21, 2021|

South Carolina Medical Marijuana Legislation Introduced

On January 22, Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort) and Rep. Peter McCoy (R-Charleston) of the South Carolina legislature introduced companion bills to legalize medical marijuana. If they become law, South Carolina will join 33 other states in having a medical program. In a subsequent press conference, Davis touted the Compassionate Care [...]

2019-01-31T06:55:59-07:00February 2, 2019|

South Carolina Is Doubling Up On Hemp Cultivation

In May 2017, South Carolina passed a law to create a pilot program for increased hemp cultivation, and in November 2018, the state offered 40 permits, up from 20 the year before. For every available permit, the state has received more than three applications. Also doubling is the number of [...]

2019-03-13T05:14:14-07:00November 23, 2018|

Cops Using Social Media to Bust Stoners

Depending on where you live, you may want to keep a watchful eye on what you post online about your cannabis habit. Police are increasingly using photos on Instagram and other sites as reasonable suspicion to launch investigations and snare tokers in stings. Jeremy Clayton, a 30-year-old South Carolina resident, [...]

2018-09-12T11:14:34-07:00December 17, 2014|

Drone Crashes While Delivering Marijuana to Prisoners

An aerial drone packed with cellphones and marijuana crashed outside a South Carolina prison in April, authorities said in late July. The drone was apparently sent to drop the weed, phones, and other contraband inside the maximum-security Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C., corrections officials said. Authorities said they had [...]

2019-10-10T11:16:04-07:00August 20, 2014|
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