South Carolina Cannabis Laws

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Legal status

  • Illegal

Possession limits

  • Possession is not allowed

Cultivation

  • Cultivation is illegal

Table of contents

  1. Is cannabis legal in South Carolina?
  2. What are the medical marijuana laws in South Carolina?
  3. How much cannabis can I possess in South Carolina?
  4. Is it legal to grow cannabis in South Carolina?

Cannabis is illegal in South Carolina. There are some limited circumstances in which low-THC CBD oil may be recommended for conditions like epilepsy.


What are the medical marijuana laws in South Carolina?

Cannabis is illegal for recreational use in South Carolina. Use of low-THC cannabidiol (CBD) oil is permitted for some medical conditions like epilepsy. In 2014, Governor Nikki Haley signed into law Senate Bill 1035, legalizing CBD oil for treating epilepsy if recommended by a physician.


How much cannabis can I possess in South Carolina?

No specific possession limits for medicinal CBD in South Carolina. The law exempts cannabidiol or any "manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation" of marijuana that contains 0.9% or less THC and more than 15% CBD from the definition of marijuana if a person has a certification from his or her doctor that he or she has a severe form of epilepsy that has not responded to traditional therapies.


No, it is not legal to grow cannabis in South Carolina.