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How Can I Purchase Medical Cannabis?

Any sale or purchase of medical cannabis must comply with SDCL 34-20G and ARSD 44:90. Any sale or purchase of cannabis outside of the regulated medical cannabis establishments is illegal.

Where Do I Find The Laws and Administrative Rules for Medical Cannabis in South Dakota?

Initiated Measure 26 became SDCL 34-20G. Administrative rules for the program can be found at ARSD 44:90.

How Much Cannabis Can I Have in South Dakota?
3 ounces or less of cannabis, the Department of Health established rules for the quantity of products - concentrated cannabis, cannabis extracts, and products that are infused with cannabis or an extract. Includes edible cannabis products, beverages, topical products, ointments, oils, and tinctures. If the cardholder has a registry identification card allowing cultivation, they are allowed three plants at a minimum or as prescribed by a practitioner. If the cardholder is allowed to cultivate, they are allowed any amount as long as it is produced from the cardholder's allowable plants and is possessed at the same property as the plants were cultivated. (§34-20G-1 (1))

Can I Purchase Cannabis for Recreation?

As of now, recreational cannabis is illegal. To learn more about what cannabis uses are approved, please visit https://medcannabis.sd.gov/

How Do I Safely Store My Cannabis?

We recommend visiting https://medcannabis.sd.gov/docs/MedCannabis_SafeStorageTips.pdf for ways to safely store your cannabis.

What about patient confidentiality?

SDCR adheres to strict security measures to assure confidentiality of patient and institutional records. Under state law, SDCL 34-14-3, it is a Class I misdemeanor to disclose such records.

What are Grassroots HHW hours of operation?

Monday - Saturday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.