Lots of interest in hemp farming in South Carolina as applications to grow close

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 1:50 pm • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 1:50 pm By Jeff Wilkinson, The State COLUMBIA, S.C. — The production of industrial hemp — a cousin of marijuana but distinctly different from the illicit drug — is a step closer in South Carolina as more than 120…

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Bills to Legalize Medical Cannabis Introduced in South Carolina

Companion bills to legalize medical cannabis introduced in South Carolina. Senator Tom Davis and Representative Peter McCoy held a press conference to formally announce the companions bills that will be filed simultaneously in the state’s House and Senate. If approved into law, the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act would allow…

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South Carolina Primary Voters Support Ending Mass Incarceration, Decriminalizing Drug Possession, Treating Drugs As A Health Issue

A large majority of South Carolina presidential primary voters across party lines support ending mass incarceration, and a substantial majority support decriminalizing drug possession outright, according to a new poll released by the Drug Policy Alliance. 70 percent of voters in the upcoming first Southern state primary consider substantially reducing…

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North Carolina Hemp Legalization Bill Heads To Governor For Signature

As America becomes more environmentally conscience, more and more states are considering hemp reform. Hemp is an extremely versatile plant, and can do anything that petroleum products do, without the undesirable effects on the environment. The hemp industry in America is huge, and is getting bigger every year that goes…

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Poll: South Carolina Voters Want Next President To Respect State Marijuana Laws

Voters in Three Early 2016 Primary States Want to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition New polling data reveals that voters in the early presidential primary state of South Carolina overwhelmingly support ending federal prosecutions of people acting in accordance with state marijuana laws. Among respondents, 65% agree that “states should be…

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