Friday, May 24, 2013

Bold SC Leader Pushes for Medical Marijuana

SC State Representative, Todd Rutherford [D- Columbia] recently made a valiant but failed attempt to legalize medical marijuana by trying to amend a bill on controlled substances that would have allowed doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to suffering patients.

Though his attempt failed, his effort is a sign that we are moving in the right direction.

In addition to making a number of valid points on the issue of medical marijuana, Rutherford also correctly points out that it is already legal in South Carolina [according to the South Carolina Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Act of 1979)]

Here's more on the story...

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