Organizers to discuss the Compassionate Care Act in Columbia

South Carolina News

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) – An event aimed at explaining the benefits of medical marijuana as medicine will take place Tuesday at the Statehouse in Columbia.

Lawmakers, medical professionals, patients and veterans will gather for a press conference to talk about the Compassionate Care Act.

The focus of that event will be to showcase research that supports the use of medical marijuana and will include responses to opponent’s claims about the dangers of medical marijuana.

Speakers will include Vice President of Research at the University of South Carolina, Dr. Prakash Nagaraketti, whose work studying cannabis is world renowned.

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