South Carolina: Tree on the Flag, but No Trees Allowed
The South Carolina marijuana laws aren’t set up with any decriminalization at this point (however, it’s certainly not as bad as Oklahoma). A first-time possession offense of less than an ounce carries a small $200 fine, but it also brings the possibility of 30 days of incarceration.
Medical marijuana in South Carolina isn’t too great, because THC is still hated, and you can only get CBD oil prescribed for severe epilepsy. Is marijuana legal in South Carolina? Nope, not at all.
Current Legal Status in South Carolina
- Medical Marijuana in South Carolina: CBD for epilepsy only
- Recreational South Carolina Marijuana Laws: Lowest offense is a misdemeanor still
- Policy group(s) active in state: South Carolina Compassionate Care Alliance, Compassionate South Carolina
- Top brand(s) based in state: None
- Projected tax revenue generated by legalization of recreational marijuana: $0
As of now, medical marijuana in South Carolina is the biggest hope for change. It doesn’t seem like the South Carolina marijuana laws are going to accept recreational use for awhile, but Tom Davis and Peter McCoy have made a serious proposal for medical use that everyone should be pumping up.
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