South Dakota Medical Marijuana Law

Status

Not Yet Operational

Law Signed:

2020

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe, debilitating pain; severe nausea; seizures; or severe and persistent muscle spasms, including, those characteristic of multiple sclerosis; or Any other medical condition or its treatment added by the department, as provided for in section 26 of this act. Any resident of this state may petition the department to add a serious medical condition or treatment to the list of debilitating medical conditions as defined by this Act.

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Medical marijuana patients may possess up to three ounces of cannabis including other allowable products. Specifics to be determined within 120 days on the bill coming into effect.

HOME CULTIVATION

Yes, up to three plants. In certain circumstances, a physician may authorize a patients to cultivate greater quantities.

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES

Yes

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES OPERATIONAL

Licensing begins no later than July 1, 2021.

CAREGIVERS

Yes. All caregivers must submit the proper required documentation to the State Department of Health.

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS

  • N/A

CONTACT INFORMATION