Allows Medical marijuana?: Limited (Yes high-CBD, low-THC oil)
Allows Adult-Use marijuana?: No.
2018 Medical Sales : N/A
2022 Projected Medical Sales : N/A
2018 Adult Use Sales : N/A
2022 Projected Adult Use Sales : N/A
Noteworthy Information: Only oil is allowed and it must be at least 15% CBD and not more than 0.9% THC. Licensed physicians are able to recommend CBD oil under FDA-approved clinical trials. The Medical University of South Carolina is conducting studies with the oil. A medical cannabis bill, known as the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, passed the House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee and will be sent to the House for consideration. While the session ended before it was voted on, advocates are optimistic that they will have the votes to pass it in the next session beginning in 2019.
Is there a Regulatory Structure? (State Agency): No (Department of Health and Environmental Control oversees what does exist)
# of Dispensaries Allowed (# issued): Research is allowed
# of Cultivations Allowed (# issued): N/A
# of Manufacturers Allowed (# issued): N/A
# of Testing labs Allowed (# issued): N/A
Geographic Distribution of Licenses: N/A
Vertical Integration Allowed, Required or Prohibited:
Medical Marijuana Qualifying Patient Conditions:
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome, also known as severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy, or any other form of refractory epilepsy that is not adequately treated by traditional medical therapies.