Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Nov. 10, 2022
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2022  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 000-56181  
Entity Registrant Name SmartKem, Inc.  
Entity Address State Or Province DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 85-1083654  
Entity Address, Address Line One Manchester Technology Centre, Hexagon Tower.  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Delaunays Road  
Entity Address, Address Line Three Blackley  
Entity Address, City or Town Manchester  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code X0  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code M9 8GQ  
City Area Code 011-44-161  
Local Phone Number 721-1514  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   26,949,282
Entity Central Index Key 0001817760  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false