Marijuana is an illegal drug in the State of South Carolina. The amount of pot you're caught with and your specific intentions for the substance (i.e. selling or using) will determine your punishment. Nor does South Carolina have a medical marijuana program like some other states. They are serious and strict about this drug. Let's look at several marijuana laws:
Possession of 1 oz or less (first offense) is a misdemeanor, punishable by 30 days in jail and a $100-200 fine. Diversion is possible as a substitute for jail time. Subsequent offenses are misdemeanor charges including 1 year in jail and $200 - $1000 fine. Possession of 1 oz or more is considered drug trafficking.
Cultivation of less than 100 plants is a felony, punishable by 5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine. Between 100 to 1,000 plants is punishable by a mandatory 25 years in prison and a $25,000 fine in addition to federal charges. Between 1,000 - 10,000 plants is mandatory 25 years and $50,000 fine. More than 10,000 plants is mandatory 25 years and $200,000 fine in addition to federal charges.
Distributing 10 to 100 lbs is a felony, punishable by 1 - 5 years, and a $10,000 fine. Distributing 100 to 2,000 is punishable by a 25 year mandatory sentence and $25,000 fine.Distributing 2,000 to 10,000 is punishable by a 25 year mandatory sentence and a $50,000 fine. Distributing 10,000 lbs or more receives a mandatory 25 year sentence and a $200,000 fine.
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