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Fighting I-95 Traffic Stop Drug Trafficking Charges

SC Police Patrol:  I-95 Traffic Stop Drug Trafficking Charges Interstate I-95 winds through South Carolina, and has earned a reputation since the 1980’s for being one of the country’s largest drug trafficking traffic stop  corridors, funneling marijuana, cocaine, and heroin from Cuba through … [Read more...]

Pediatricians Warn of Overuse of Medical Marijuana in Children

Medical Marijuana Should Only Be Used for Extreme Illnesses in Children, Pediatricians Warn Last year, South Carolina was presented with a classic case of the need for legalized medical marijuana: Mary Louise was a child in South Carolina, and she suffered from a serious and rare epileptic … [Read more...]

SC Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Medical Marijuana Legislation

South Carolina Lawmakers to Discuss Medical Marijuana Legislation After passing very limited medical marijuana legislation in June this year, allowing some patients with extreme medical conditions to use CBD oil, a panel of South Carolina lawmakers has begun investigating the possibility of … [Read more...]

Does Marijuana Use Damage the Brain?

Long-Term and Early Age Marijuana Use Can Lead to Abnormalities in the Brain A new study conducted at the University of Texas at Dallas linked heavy, long-term marijuana use beginning at an early age to a smaller-volume orbitofrontal cortex, which is the area of the brain associated with … [Read more...]

Mid-Term Elections See Passage of Recreational Marijuana

Oregon, Alaska, DC Legalize Recreational Marijuana, Florida Rejects Amendment 2 Although Florida did not pass its medical marijuana amendment – Amendment 2 – four other areas legalized recreational use of marijuana. Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC all legalized the recreational use of marijuana, … [Read more...]

More States See Recreational Marijuana on Ballot

As Midterm Elections Near, Two More States and DC Will Vote on Recreational Marijuana In 2012, Colorado and Washington State became the first two states in the US to legalize recreational marijuana use. Although many states have passed medical marijuana legislation, which can be especially … [Read more...]

Several States Move to Ban Synthetic Drugs

As DEA Examines Synthetic Drugs’ Safety, Several States Make Their Own Laws Bath salts, K2, molly – synthetic drugs are rampant in the US, and although the drugs can cause hallucinations, paranoia, and other terrible side effects, manufacturers of the drugs keep the chemical compounds one step … [Read more...]

Concerns in Florida Over Increased Crime Rate and Medical Marijuana

As Florida Faces Medical Marijuana Amendment, Opponents Raise Concerns Over Increased Crime Rate The state of Florida will become the first state in the US to put an amendment to legalize medical marijuana in the state on their ballot this coming November. While almost half of the states in the US … [Read more...]

Charleston Drug Dealer Finally Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking Charges

North Charleston Drug Dealer Sentenced to 25 Years on Trafficking Charges A notorious drug dealer from North Charleston has finally been sentenced to 25 years in prison for numerous counts of drug trafficking charges in the area. Charles Tramane Myers was found guilty on October 8th for charges of … [Read more...]

Child Brings Heroin to Day Care, Mistaking it for Candy

Mother Arrested After Child Brings Packets of Heroin to Day Care, Mistaking it for Candy A woman has been arrested on serious drug charges after her 4-year-old brought hundreds of packets of heroin to day care center and passed them out among her classmates, mistaking it for candy. The child … [Read more...]