South Carolina: Key House Committee Advances Medical Cannabis Bill

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I received the following legislative alert out of South Carolina today:

The House version of the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, H 3521, emerged from committee today in a landslide 14-3 vote.

Unfortunately, a key deadline has passed, and it’s too late for the medical cannabis bill to become law this year. However, it’s important to remind lawmakers that patients and those who care for them are counting on their support.

Click here to send a message to your lawmakers in support of the medical cannabis act!

There is much to be done before the bill becomes law, but today’s vote marks a big step forward for patients. Both the House and the Senate versions made it through their committees, and the bills were sent to the full bodies in both chambers.

Thank you to bill sponsors, Sen. Tom Davis and Rep. Peter McCoy, and the many supporters who have been active behind the scenes and at the hearings, including those who attended an educational symposium for lawmakers yesterday evening!

If you haven’t already, please ask your lawmakers for their support, and forward this message to your network in South Carolina and help get the word out!

Thank you,

Compassionate South Carolina

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