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State and Federal Laws and Sanctions Concerning Drugs and Alcohol

South Carolina Judicial Department:  Summary Court Judges Bench Book

A. Alcoholic Beverages

  1. Alcohol -Distilleries, etc.
  2. Beer, Wine, etc. - Persons Under Age 21
  3. Beer, Wine, etc. - Tax Levy
  4. Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of Intoxicating Liquors, etc.
  5. Employment of a Person Under 21 in Liquor Business
  6. Open Containers of Beer and Wine in Moving Vehicles
  7. Purchase of Liquor by Person Under Age 21 or Misrepresentation of Age
  8. Sale of Liquor to Persons Under Age of 21
  9. Transporting with Broken Caps or Seals in Motor Vehicle
  10. Unlawful Purchase of Alcoholic Liquor - Generally
  11. Unlawful Sale or Manufacture of Liquor - Generally
  12. Unlawful Storage or Possession of Alcoholic Liquors
  13. Unlawful Storage or Transportation of Illegal Alcoholic Liquors

J. Poisons, Drugs, and Other Controlled Substances

  1. Generally
  2. Aromatic Hydrocarbons (Glue Sniffing)
  3. Conditional Discharge for First Offense
  4. Distribution to Person Under Eighteen
  5. Distribution Within Proximity of School
  6. Possession, Manufacture, And Trafficking; Methamphetamine and Cocaine Base
  7. Obtaining Certain Drugs, Preparations or Compound by Fraud, Deceit, etc.
  8. Possession of Certain Quantities of Controlled Substances as Evidence on Intent to Distribute
  9. Possession of Methamphetamine or Cocaine Base
  10. Possession of Small Quantities of Marijuana or Hashish
  11. Prohibited Acts A: Possession and Distribution of Controlled Substances
  12. Prohibited Acts B: Licensed Distributors
  13. Prohibited Acts C: Distribution and Manufacture Violations
  14. Sale, etc. of Misbranded Package or Container of Dangerous Caustic and Corrosive Substances

The above information is required for compliance with the Higher Education Act, Sec. 120. [20 U.S.C. 1011i) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention] and the annual Clery Act report.

Reviewed 5/06/2013