Does the state have a recreational use program?
No, South Carolina does not have a recreational use program. Marijuana is still illegal in South Carolina for all purposes, including recreational use, medical use, and even industrial hemp.
Does the state have a medical program?
Yes, South Carolina has a medical marijuana program that began in 2014. Qualifying patients can obtain a medical marijuana card from the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. With a medical card, patients can purchase up to 2 ounces of marijuana per month from a licensed dispensary.
What are the rules for medical use?
- Patients must be diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition.
- Patients must obtain a medical marijuana card from the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.
- Patients can purchase up to 2 ounces of marijuana per month from a licensed dispensary.
What are qualifying medical conditions for eligibility?
- Cachexia or wasting syndrome
- Severe nausea
- Severe pain
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Any other condition that is certified by a qualified physician as being a chronic or debilitating medical condition that can be treated with the use of medical marijuana
What are Medical Program Limits?
- Patients are limited to 2 ounces of marijuana per month.
- Patients are not allowed to cultivate marijuana.
- Patients are not allowed to sell or give away their marijuana.
Methods of Use Permitted under the Medical Program?
- Topical application
Is there Home Delivery for Medical Cannabis?
No, home delivery of medical cannabis is not allowed in South Carolina. Patients must pick up their marijuana from a licensed dispensary.