Will South Carolina Legalize Medical Marijuana In 2023? State Senator Re-Files Bill To Get It Done
South Carolina isone of the few states where both medical and recreational cannabis is still illegal. But stateSen. Tom Davis (R) is trying to change that with a revisedbillhe just introduced tolegalize MMJ by the 2023 session.
On Jan. 19,the S.C. Compassionate Care Act sponsored by Davis was introduced and read for the first time in the Senate but it stagnated on the House floor due to a tax-related language issue, reported Marijuana Moment.
The S.C. Compassionate Care Act has been thoroughly vetted over eight years and incorporates numerous provisions to address concerns, Karen OKeefe, of theMarijuana Policy Project (MPP)told MM. Sen. Daviss 2023 bill reflects years of input and removes the tax and revenue allocation provisions that derailed last years bill in the House.
Whats In The Bill?
The amended legislation, which was referred to the State Committee on Medical Affairs,would allow patients to access marijuana sold by state-licensed dispensaries upon a doctor's recommendation for the treatment of qualifying conditions.
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