According to studies performed by the Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2003 and 2004, the total number of people ages 12 and older in the state of South Carolina who used marijuana in the past year is 327,000. Of the 327,000, 46,000 were between the ages of 12 and 17. 127,000 past year marijuana users were of ages 18 to 25 and 153,000 were 26 and older. Total use of marijuana in the past month, according to the same survey, by people ages 12 and older is 582,000. 84,000 were ages 12 to 17, 228,000 were 18-25 and 270,000 were age 26 or older.
Many residents are attempting to have Medical Marijuana in South Carolina legalized. The South Carolina Medical Marijuana Movements involves petitioning the Governor and General Assembly and the state to permit the licensed physicians to be allowed to prescribe medical marijuana. Today nearly 70% of Americans are in support of medical marijuana. A majority of arrests, in fact over 89% involve some sort of marijuana possession charges. Many residents of South Carolina feel as if money spent on the prosecution of marijuana criminal activity could be better spent on state wide safety and crime projects. Those who truly believe they need help often turn to Marijuana Rehab and Treatment Center in South Carolina. Before entering a program however, one should do research on the success rates of 12 step programs which were first used in Alcoholics Anonymous. Majority of treatment programs today incorporate the 12 steps.
You might have come to this page because you or someone close to you is struggling with Marijuana Addiction. Maybe Marijuana is not the only substance they are choosing to use and the combination of them is causing great pain to you or to your immediate loved ones. Please understand that there is a better life waiting for you. You may have attended a Treatment Center for Marijuana in South Carolina and are still have difficulties leaving this life style behind. Please know that we understand. St. Jude's has been helping people in this situation for over two decades and we have created a model that will give you the freedom to choose which path you want to take. The responsibility lies within you, you are not dependent on Marijuana to lead a happy life, but in your ability to take responsibility of your own actions.
So if you are seeking a Marijuana Rehab or Treatment in South Carolina please call St. Jude's to learn how our Alternative Programs can give you an opportunity to create lasting change.