South Carolina Medical Marijuana Cards

How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In South Carolina [2019]

SC – A marijuana card, or MMJ card is a state issued ID card. As a resident of South Carolina, this 2019 guide will take you through the process on how to get a medical marijuana card. Currently there is not a path to legal medical cannabis in South Carolina. Legislation that gained momentum in 2017 known as the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act would have set rules for Medical Marijuana failed to make it to the House Floor before recess, however three separate bills failed to be considered by the House & Senate in 2017.

If you would like to help the medical marijuana movement in SC, please contact your Elected Representatives and let them know where you stand on the issue of Medical Marijuana.

******Please contact your Elected Represenatives and let them know where you stand on the issue of Medical Marijuana.******

Med Marijuana Cards in S. Carolina 


What are the South Carolina Medical Cannabis Card Costs?

  • Not Yet Established

How much does a Recommending Marijuana Doctor in South Carolina Cost?

  • There are not active MMJ doctors in SC. Average visits to recommending marijuana doctors in active states vary. Typically between 150-300 for an initial visit & 100-200 for follow up visits.

How often do I have to see my Doctor?

  • To Be Determined

How Long Is a South Carolina Marijuana Card Good?

  • To Be Determined, however in most states medical cards are valid for 1 year.

My South Carolina Medical Marijuana Card has Expired. How to get a Renewal?

  • To Be Determined

Once I have my MMJ card, where can I buy marijuana?

Medical marijuana is typically purchased at Medical Cannabis Dispensaries. Several states now actively have recreational dispensaries as well.

Once I have my SC MMJ card, can I grow my own marijuana?

  • To Be Determined

What do I need to do if I change my address or other information changes?

  • To Be Determined

Where can I find a South Carolina marijuana doctor near me?

There currently are no med marijuana doctors in S Carolina. When doctors do become active recommending CBD Oils and THC as treatment for medical conditions, our doctors maps or Carolina Dispensaries are great places to find marijuana doctors in SC.

What happens if I lose my card?

  • To be determined

The information on my card is wrong or outdated. How do I correct it?

  • To be determined

Can I alter or laminate my card?

  • To be determined

Does the state publish a list of certified marijuana doctors?

  • No
South Carolina Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Conditions That Qualify for MMJ in SC

South Carolina Debilitating Conditions List

What are the Qualifying Debilitating Conditions Required to Receive Medical Marijuana in South Carolina?

  • To Be Determined

Below are examples of Qualified Conditions in other states that may qualify patients in SC when medical marijuana is approved. 

Get Pre-Registered for Medical Cannabis In South Carolina:

Interested in Medical Marijuana? Let us help by starting here.

For potential medical marijuana patients in SC we make it easy to find a recommending doctor near you when they become active. You will also receive updates & news relative to the marijuana program. If you are interested please fill out the MMJ registration form below. Legal Residents Only.

South Carolina Pre-Registration Form


Other Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Marijuana 

What is the difference between CBD & THC?

  • Psychoactive Vs. Non-Psychoactive. THC creates a euphoric effect due to the way it connects to the bodies endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system has been recently recognized as an important modulatory system in the function of brain, endocrine, and immune tissues. Cannabidiol, or CBD reacts differently and is used with patients that require or prefer non euphoric care.

Will CBD or Hemp oil get me high?

  • No

I see CBD Oils, Edibles, Creams, & Gummies for sale online, in commercials and signs at shops around town, is CBD Oil legal in South Carolina?

  • Hemp CBD oil which is derived from the hemp plant is legal throughout the United States. The cannabis derived low-THC high-CBD Medicines are only legal in states with an approved medical marijuana program.

Where can I get Hemp Based CBD products online?


Is CBD for Pets really a thing?

  • Yes, CBD for Dogs, CBD for Cats, and CBD for pets in general is becoming a popular treatment for caring for pets that have arthritis, chronic pain and other ailments. The efficacy and safety of CBD for dogs, cats, and other pets have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA only evaluates foods and drugs, not supplements like these products.

Where can I get CBD for pets?

  • You can find CBD for pets some pet stores, retail and at holistic shops.
  • Buy CBD for pets online.

I Recently Read An Article That Recreational Weed Was Legal In South Carolina, Is This True?

  • No. Recreational Marijuana and Recreational Dispensaries Are NOT LEGAL in South Carolina – The Article was Fake News.

Are THC Infused edibles allowed in SC?

  • Marijuana edibles, or cannabis in any form is not legal in the state.

How Much Should I consume?

  • We do not give medical advice. You should always consult with a licensed physician before using medical marijuana in any forms.

3 thoughts on “How To Get A Medical Card In South Carolina”

  1. Carla Jo Baker

    MMJ in vape oil form is the only thing that can control both my seizures and the pain associated with my degenerative nerve disease. I truly hope it gets legalized very soon. It has not only saved my life, but given me back a quality of life.

  2. I’m 32 years old i have smoked weed when i was 14 year’s of age and found it to be very helpful to me with everything and helps me sleep better.

    Thank you doctors

  3. Why is this not legal in SC. And will it ever be .I never was a smoker of Cannabis but i dont like taking pain pills taking to many can kill but i never heard no one died smoking weed and i am 58 years old please let me no when ,and a Doctor Thank you.

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