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How to Get Your South Dakota Medical Marijuana Card in 2021

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Are you interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Card in South Dakota?

You’ve come to the right place. We hope this article acts as a valuable guide to help you understand the process of applying for your medical marijuana card. We keep this information up to date to make sure it is accurate and makes your journey as simple as possible. Keep reading to find out more.

Getting a South Dakota Medical Marijuana Card 

On 3 November 2020, South Dakota voted to establish a medical marijuana program by approving Measure 26. 70% of voters in South Dakota supported the move to allow people suffering from debilitating medical conditions to possess up to 3 oz of marijuana.

The medical marijuana program is not currently operational. South Dakota anticipates that the service will go live on July 1, 2021, and My Marijuana Card will be available for certification as soon as possible after that date. 

Who Can Pre-Qualify?

To prequalify for a Medical Marijuana Card in South Dakota,individuals aged 18 and up can do so without the assistance of a parent or guardian. And you must be a legal resident of the state of Mississippi.

What Does an MMJ Card Permit in South Dakota?

As an MMJ Cardholder in South Dakota, you are permitted to possess:

  • Up to 3 oz of marijuana

South Dakota allowed medical marijuana on November 3, 2020, with the passage of Amendment A. However, people above the age of 21 are only permitted to possess up to 1 oz of pot. Both laws are set to go into practice on the same day. Still, individuals in South Dakota with a medicinal marijuana permit would be able to buy and possess three times as much marijuana. 

How do I Apply?

My Marijuana Card is here to help you get your medical marijuana card as soon as the program opens up. 

  1. Pre-qualify for your South Dakota Marijuana Card appointment in advance online with My Marijuana Card. 

  2. South Dakota Medical Marijuana physicians will reach out to you regarding the status of your pre-approval. 

    As August approaches, we will continue to keep our patients informed about the process of obtaining your Medical Marijuana card in South Dakota. When contacted, the doctor will ask you questions based on your medical history and provide you with advice and guidance on whether medical marijuana is a good choice for you.

  3. Receive your certificate from My Marijuana Card. 

    A My Marijuana Card physician will recommend you becoming a medical marijuana card patient under the state’s current laws. This certificate is required to apply for your MMJ Card. There are no plans to permit telemedicine at present. As a result, you will need to visit the doctor in person. The Department of Health still has to decide whether it will allow people to send applications online. It will certainly have a postal address, which it has not yet released.

  4. Receive your medical marijuana card.

    Once you’ve been approved, you’ll receive a medical card and can legally purchase medical marijuana in South Dakota.

Disclaimer: Final steps to be clarified by South Dakota government

As and when more details are released, we’ll provide you with more information here. We keep you updated on what is to come with the South Dakota medical marijuana program. Subscribe to our newsletterfor updates coming soon!

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What Conditions Qualify for Medical Marijuana Cards in South Dakota?

8 conditions will qualify for a medical marijuana certificate and card in South Dakota. These are:

What Documents Do I Need to Apply for a Medical Cannabis Card?

We anticipate that you may need to display your signed certificate as evidence of your condition, as well as your identifying papers while applying for your MMJ Card in South Dakota. The following: 

  • Valid ID, state ID, Driver’s License
  • One of the  qualifying conditions (which can be determined via My Marijuana Card physician)

Medical Marijuana Laws in South Dakota

Here is a brief overview of the history of medical marijuana laws and legislation in South Dakota:

  • South Dakota became the first jurisdiction to allow medicinal and recreational marijuana on the same vote on November 3, 2020. South Dakota approved medicinal marijuana by Measure 26 and recreational cannabis for adults by Amendment A. 
  • The Medical Marijuana Program is set to go live on July 1, 2021.
  • The Department of Health is required to have finalized regulations, including those for medical cannabis establishments and potential applicants for licenses, by October 29, 2021 (120 days after the effective date, July 1, 2021)
  • The department is then required to issue a license no more than 90 days after receiving an application.

Pre-Qualify Today!

Are you suffering from a debilitating medical condition, but don’t know if you qualify? Click Hereto see if you may be eligible to obtain your own Medical Marijuana Card to treat your ailment with medical marijuana, which includes both THC and CBD products. 

Click Here to learn more about what My Marijuana Card’s state-certified marijuana doctors can do for you, or give us a call at 877-783-1805 and our friendly patient coordinators will set an appointment and walk you through the process of receiving your own Medical Marijuana card. ​​Get your South Dakota marijuana card today online!