The Buzz

September 3, 2014

MORNING BUZZ: Lawmakers to discuss medical marijuana + Mark Sanford bracing for legal trouble

The Buzz

A blog from The State's political team of Cassie Cope, Jamie Self and Andy Shain. Email tips to

Buzzing today:

• The medical marijuana study committee will meet at 1 p.m. Lawmakers will hear from the Medical University of South Carolina President Dr. David Cole, who will discuss a clinical trial, according to the agenda .
• Congressman Mark Sanford is bracing for a new round of legal trouble after his ex-wife, Jenny Sanford, asked a judge to order the South Carolina Republican to undergo mental evaluations and anger management classes.

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