Does the state have a recreational use program?
No, South Dakota does not have a recreational use program. In 2020, voters approved a constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana, but the amendment was later struck down by the state Supreme Court.
Does the state have a medical program?
Yes, South Dakota has a medical marijuana program. The program was launched in 2021 and is regulated by the South Dakota Department of Health.
What are the rules for medical use?
To be eligible for the South Dakota medical marijuana program, patients must have a qualifying medical condition. Patients must also obtain a medical marijuana card from the South Dakota Department of Health. The card costs $100 and is valid for one year.
What are qualifying medical conditions for eligibility?
- Crohn’s disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Multiple sclerosis
- Severe nausea
- Intractable pain
What are Medical Program Limits?
Medical marijuana patients in South Dakota are allowed to possess up to 3 ounces of usable cannabis. They are also allowed to cultivate up to four cannabis plants for personal use.
Methods of Use Permitted under the Medical Program?
- Topical application
Is there Home Delivery for Medical Cannabis?
Yes, medical marijuana can be delivered to patients in South Dakota. Delivery is allowed by certified medical marijuana establishments.