Marijuana reform

Medical Marijuana Discussion at State House

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–At the State House Thursday the Senate Medical Affairs Committee met to outline a timeline for the debate of Medical Marijuana. Supporters were on hand and expressed a willingness to compromise, proponents said they understood the gravity of the issue. The Senate Chair set a two week time limit for changes, and outlines, including a list of expert…

Exclusive Series: SLED Takes Strong Stand Against Medical Marijuana

The chief of SLED opposes a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in South Carolina.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The road to legalizing medical marijuana in South Carolina stops abruptly at the doorstep of law enforcement in the state. S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) Chief Mark Keel has been a steadfast opponent to the idea. “This is still a federally prohibited schedule one controlled substance,” Keel said, “it’s an illegal drug.” 28 states and the…

Exclusive Series: Family Calls for Legalization of Medical Marijuana

IRMO, S.C. (WOLO) – As the legislature prepares to address the issue of medical marijuana, one Irmo family says their daughter’s life is at stake. Tom and Mandy Keefer have four children. Their youngest, Raelyn, has a rare genetic disorder that’s frozen her with the mental capacity of an infant. In her three years of life, she’s also faced enormous struggles…