South Carolina

Possession of Marijuana

Amount / Number of offense(s)
Penalty
Fines
Jail Time Additional penalties that may apply

1 ounce or less (first offense)

misdemeanor

between $100 and $200

up to 30 days in jail additional fine of up to $1,000 and/or up to one year in jail, if purchased near a school or park

1 ounce or less (subsequent offense)
misdemeanor
between $200 and $1,000
up to one year in jail additional fine of up to $1,000 and/or up to one year in jail, if purchased near a school or park

Marijuana Sales

Amount / # of offense Penalty Fines Jail Time

less than 10 pounds felony up to $5,000 up to 5 years

between 10 and 100 pounds
(1st offense)
felony
up to $10,000 mandatory minimum sentence of 1 year and up to 10 years

between 10 and 100 pounds
(2nd offense)
felony
up to $25,000 mandatory minimum sentence of 5 year and up to 20 years
between 10 and 100 pounds
(3rd offense)
felony
up to $25,000 mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years
between 100 and 2,000 pounds
felony
up to $25,000 mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years
between 2,000 and 10,000 pounds
felony
up to $50,000 mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years

more than 10,000 pounds
felony
up to $200,000 mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years

Penalties for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

Number of conviction(s) Fines Jail Time Additional penalties that may apply

First convictions $400 fine between 48 hours and 30 days in jail (no info provided)

Second convictions a fine of between $2,000 & $5,100 between five days and one year in jail
(no info provided)

Third convictions a fine of between $3,800 & $6,300 between 60 days in jail and three years in prison
(no info provided)
Fourth and subsequent convictions (no info provided) between one and five years in prison
(no info provided)