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H 4803 - Authorizes Individuals with Epilepsy to Use Oil Derived from Marijuana - Key Vote

South Carolina Key Votes

Tracy Edge voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (42-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (90-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Individuals with Epilepsy to Use Oil Derived from Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the use of medical marijuana for certain illnesses.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes an individual or individual’s parents, legal guardians, or other caretakers to possess cannabidiol if the individual has received a written certification from a licensed physician that he or she is diagnosed with the following (Sec. 1):
    • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome;
    • Dravet Syndrome; or
    • Any other severe form of epilepsy that is not adequately treated by traditional medical therapies.
  • Exempts a physician who provides written certification for the medical use of cannabidiol to an authorized patient from detrimental action, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):
    • Arrest;
    • Prosecution; or
    • Penalty. 
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Individuals with Epilepsy to Use Oil Derived from Marijuana

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