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MORNING BUZZ: Sanford calls ex-wife's demands 'crazy' + Pleas for clarity in SC medical pot laws

09/04/2014 7:42 AM

09/04/2014 7:50 AM

Buzzing today

• U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford lashed out Wednesday at his ex-wife, saying her demands that he have a psychiatric evaluation and for modified custody arrangements are “crazy.”
• The medical marijuana study committee heard pleas Wednesday for clarity in the state's new law that permits treatment of certain forms of epilepsy with cannabidiol.
• The S.C. Department of Social Services is getting a communication makeover as a way to provide better services to children and families, agency leaders said Wednesday.

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