S.C.: After seven years, the Compassionate Care Act is getting a floor debate!

Jan 24, 2022

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S.C.: After seven years, the Compassionate Care Act is getting a floor debate!

Today is the day to let your senator know you support medical cannabis in South Carolina!

Despite overwhelming popular support, South Carolina remains one of only 14 states with no effective medical cannabis law. Let’s make 2022 the year that finally changes. After seven years of relentless advocacy, Sen. Tom Davis’ (D) S. 150 — the Compassionate Care Act — has been scheduled a Senate floor debate this week! To view a summary of the legislation, click here.

Sen. Davis’ medical cannabis bill carries over from last year, when it passed out of committee. The debate may last for days or even weeks before the Senate votes. But with your support, this could be the year we see passage of this historic legislation. To watch the debate live — which will start Tuesday or Wednesday — click here.

Ask your state legislators to support S. 150 — and to enact a compassionate medical cannabis program!

If you have a personal connection to the issue — including if you have a serious illness and could benefit from medical cannabis — please fill out this form. 

After you reach out to your lawmakers, be sure to share this message with your friends and family in South Carolina and encourage them to do the same! The sheriffs association and other opponents are pressuring lawmakers to vote “no.” It’s vital that legislators hear a tide of support from the supermajority of their voters who want them to pass this compassionate bill without further delay.