COLUMBIA - A medical marijuana study committee will meet at the Statehouse this morning to discuss ways to get patients access to CBD oil.
The Post and Courier's Jeremy Borden reported SLED, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health and Environmental Control and the Medical University of South Carolina, among others, all have representatives on the panel in order to get broad sign-off for how marijuana-related products can be grown and distributed.
Borden reports CBD oil treatment has gained national prominence because of ongoing experiments in Colorado, where medical and recreational use of the drug is legal.
In other news:
Rep. Mark Sanford facing new complaint in old divorce case (The Post and Courier)
Likely presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz headlines state GOP fundraiser (The Post and Courier)
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to visit Charleston (The Post and Courier)
Democrats launch 'Smoke and Mirrors' website hitting Gov. Haley (The Post and Courier)
Tom Ervin vows he can contend for Gov. Haley's seat (The Greenville News)
Senate 32 primary too close to call (The Morning News)
S.C. inspector general investigating whether disabled are overcharged (The Associated Press)
Transgender organization sues South Carolina after teen denied license over makeup (The Associated Press)