SOUTH CAROLINA

CBD Only for certain epileptic medical patients (2014)

Current Status

In September 2015, the Senate Medical Affairs subcommittee unanimously approved S672, which would create a medical marijuana program, but it failed in 2016.

Medical Marijuana

Patients

  • Must be diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome (also known as severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy) or any other form of severe, uncontrollable epilepsy
  • Must be unresponsive to traditional medical therapies
  • Must be certified by a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy licensed by the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
  • Must not possess forms of cannabis that contain less than 98% CBD or more than 0.9% THC

Cultivation

Julian’s law is vague on cultivation of medical cannabis, leaving patients and providers vulnerable to arrest and prosecution.

Manufacturing/Processing

Testing

Distribution/Dispensaries

Julian’s law is vague on dispensing of medical cannabis, leaving patients and providers vulnerable to arrest and prosecution.

South Carolina has allowed for CBD for epileptic patients since 2014

Important Cannabis Laws

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