South Carolina is one of the few states where both medical and recreational cannabis is still illegal. But state Sen. Tom Davis (R) is trying to change that with a revised bill he just introduced to legalize 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 O’Keefe, of the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) told MM. “Sen. Davis’s 2023 bill reflects years’ of input and removes the tax and revenue allocation provisions that derailed last year’s bill in the House.”

What’s In The Bill?

The amended legislation, which was referred to the State Committee on Medical Affairs, would allow patients to …

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