How To Get a Medical Marijuana Card in South Carolina

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What is an MMJ Card in South Carolina?

A medical marijuana card is a card issued by a state with a medical marijuana program to qualified medical patients to grant them legal access to medicinal cannabis for treating certain medical conditions or ailments. South Carolina does not currently have an MMJ card because medical cannabis is still illegal in the state

Who Can Apply for an MMJ Card in South Carolina?

Currently, no one can apply for a medical marijuana card in South Carolina as the state is yet to legalize medical marijuana; hence, no established medical marijuana program. The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act (S. 150) would have legalized medical cannabis in the state and created a medical marijuana program. However, it was killed in the South Carolina House after it passed in the Senate. The bill had proposed patients with certain debilitating medical conditions with written certifications by licensed physicians as qualified to apply for the state's medical marijuana program.

Can a Minor Obtain a Medical Marijuana Card in South Carolina?

No. Patients who are minors cannot obtain medical marijuana cards in South Carolina until the state legalizes medical cannabis and creates a medical marijuana program.

What Conditions Qualify for Medical Marijuana Cards in South Carolina in 2024?

Medical marijuana remains illegal in South Carolina, and the state has no program under which it can issue a medical marijuana card. Hence, the state has no list of qualifying medical conditions for a medical marijuana card until it legalizes medical cannabis. However, the South Carolina Senate, in 2014, passed Julian's Law (S. 1035) to permit patients suffering from the most severe forms of epilepsy, including Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndrome, to use low-level THC oil (CBD with less than 0.9% THC). Despite this, South Carolina does not have a medical card identification system in place for its low-THC/CBD oil program.

How Do I Apply for an MMJ Card in South Carolina in 2024?

There is no medical marijuana program in South Carolina; hence, there is no application process for a medical marijuana card. Patients with severe epilepsy only need to be certified by state-licensed physicians to use low-THC/CBD oil.

How Does a Primary Caregiver Get a South Carolina MMIC?

A medical marijuana identification card (MMIC) for a caregiver permits the designated caregiver to purchase medical cannabis products on behalf of a medical marijuana patient under their care. There is currently no provision for medical marijuana caregivers in South Carolina since the state has yet to legalize medical cannabis. Hence, no one can apply for a caregiver's medical marijuana identification card yet. Also, there is no ID card system in place for caregivers who administer low-THC/CBD oil to minors in South Carolina.

How long does it take to get a South Carolina MMIC?

South Carolina does not issue medical marijuana identification cards because it has yet to legalize medical cannabis and does not have a medical marijuana program.

How Much Does a Medical Marijuana Card Cost in South Carolina?

South Carolina does not issue medical marijuana cards since the state does not have a medical marijuana program.

What Documents Do I Need to Apply for a Medical Cannabis Card in South Carolina?

South Carolina does not issue medical marijuana cards currently.

What Information appears on a South Carolina Medical Marijuana Card?

South Carolina does not have a medical marijuana program and, therefore, issues no medical marijuana card.

Can Someone Track me Down through the South Carolina Registry?

Medical marijuana is still banned in South Carolina, and the state has no medical marijuana registry. It is impossible for anyone to track down patients through the information stored in medical registries for states maintaining medical marijuana registries. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) also applies to medical cannabis and protects cannabis patients' information, like prescription medicine. Hence, disclosing medical marijuana patients' sensitive or confidential information is prohibited without their knowledge or consent.

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