Medical Marijuana in South Dakota
Medical Marijuana in South Dakota
Are you looking to get your medical marijuana in South Dakota? The talented team of doctors here at CalmEffect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.
Keep reading to learn the calm effect and how to get your card for Medical Marijuana in South Dakota.
11/3/20 - South Dakota voters approved separate initiatives to legalize marijuana and medical cannabis.
Last update: January 13, 2020
Thanks to the hard work of advocates who gathered over 83,000 signatures in just two months last fall, South Dakota will become the first state to ever vote on medical marijuana and adult-use legalization at the same time.
South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws is championing the initiative to tax and regulate marijuana similarly to alcohol and working alongside New Approach South Dakota, which is supporting the medical marijuana measure. Both campaigns expect strong opposition from powerful politicians in the state, but polling suggests each proposal enjoys majority support among South Dakota voters.
Connect with our MMJ Doctors in South Dakota
With a growing roster of Doctors who can prescribe cannabis all over the United States, Calm Effect is ready to help. Learn how you can get your medical card in South Dakota by filling out the form on this page.
Our 3-Step Doctor Process Works
By following these steps, if your doctor recommends medical marijuana as a solution for your condition and unique symptoms, you'll be eligible for a medical marijuana card with access to our growing roster of dispensaries across the entire state. Mail-order and walk ins are available.
If you are ready to start your journey with Medical Marijuana in South Dakota, we are here to help you.
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1/11/21 - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (D) issued an executive order acknowledging that she is behind a law enforcement lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's voter-approved marijuana legalization initiative.
1/8/21 - The State Bar of South Dakota issued a second ethics opinion reinforcing its view that lawyers cannot provide legal services to marijuana businesses.
1/6/21 - The South Dakota State Bar Association issued an ethics opinion that says lawyers may not advise marijuana businesses.
12/1/20 - An incoming South Dakota representative wants to enact restrictions on marijuana use under the state's voter-approved legalization law.
11/27/20 - South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws filed to intervene against a lawsuit from police officials who are seeking to overturn the state's voter-approved marijuana legalization law.
11/24/20 - A South Dakota sheriff and police colonel have filed a lawsuit—paid for in part with state funds—asking a court to overturn the state’s voter-approved marijuana legalization ballot measure.
11/10/20 - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) spoke about her concerns as state works to implement the voter-approved legalization of marijuana.
11/6/20 - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) said she thinks voters made the "wrong choice" in approving marijuana legalization and medical cannabis ballot measures this week. Meanwhile, the House speaker said it is going to be a “challenge” to implement the reform following voters’ approval at the ballot box this week.
11/4/20 - South Dakota voters approved separate initiatives to legalize marijuana and medical cannabis.
10/30/0 - The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council, located in South Dakota, approved a marijuana legalization ordinance.
10/29/20 - A former federal prosecutor appears in a new ad calling on South Dakota voters to approve separate marijuana legalization and medical cannabis initiatives on the state’s ballot.
“One mistake—possession of even a gram of marijuana—can ruin a life. It could mean jail, a record, making it hard to get a job, an apartment or serve in the military."
10/27/20 - A new poll shows that South Dakota likely voters support the state's marijuana legalization ballot initiative, 51%-44%, and that a separate medical cannabis measure leads, 74%-23%.
10/22/20 - The campaign pushing to pass South Dakota's marijuana legalization and medical cannabis ballot measures has raised five times as much funding as opponents have.
10/13/20 - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) said she opposes the state's marijuana legalization and medical cannabis ballot initiatives.
10/6/20 - South Dakota activists released a video ad in support of the state's medical cannabis and marijuana legalization ballot measures.
9/23/20 - A new analysis by the campaign seeking to pass a marijuana legalization ballot measure in South Dakota shows that nearly one out of 10 of all arrests in the state are for cannabis, and that enforcement is carried out in a racially disproportionate manner.
9/22/20 - A new poll of South Dakota voters—which was funded by legal marijuana opponents—found roughly 60% of the state’s voters support a legalization measure on the November ballot and more than 70% back a separate medical cannabis initiative. Also, Rep. Joe Cunningham (D-SC) and his Republican challenger Nancy Mace both said they support legalizing marijuana.
7/24/20 - In a Senate floor speech, Sen. John Thune (R-SD) criticized cannabis banking language in the House's coronavirus relief bill.
7/21/20 - Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) wrote in a column that the Senate won't include "promotion of cannabis" in its next coronavirus relief bill.
7/3/20 - A South Dakota committee called No Way on Amendment A has been formed to oppose the state's marijuana legalization initiative.
6/26/20 - South Dakota activists are ramping up plans to campaign for marijuana legalization and medical cannabis ballot measures.
6/15/20 - The South Dakota Chamber of Commerce is organizing to oppose a proposed marijuana legalization ballot measure but will remain neutral on a separate medical cannabis one.
6/11/20 - A spokesman for South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) said she opposes proposed marijuana legalization and medical cannabis ballot initiatives. Meanwhile, activists announced a list of endorsements for the proposals.
4/15/20 - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's (R) office said there is not yet a timetable for submitting the state's hemp plan for federal approval.
3/25/20 - A South Dakota campaign working to pass separate ballot measures to legalize marijuana and allow medical cannabis is urging voters to consider absentee registration in case coronavirus concerns prevent people from going to polling places come Election Day.
3/13/20 - The South Dakota Senate and House of Representatives sent Gov. Kristi Noem (R) a hemp bill.
3/12/20 - Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, located in South Dakota, approved marijuana legalization and medical cannabis referendums while defeating a proposal to allow alcohol in the tribe's casino.
3/9/20 - The Oglala Sioux Tribe, located in South Dakota is set to vote on measures to legalize marijuana and allow medical cannabis
1/30/20 - The Oglala Sioux Tribe, located in South Dakota, will vote on marijuana legalization and medical cannabis referendums on March 10.
1/10/20 - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) released a video about her proposed "guardrails" for hemp legislation.
1/9/20 - South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) said she won't veto hemp legislation again this year as long as lawmakers craft it within certain "guardrails."
South Dakota Medical Marijuana Doctors: Our Service Areas
Our roster of Medical Cannabis Doctors are ready to serve you in these areas and more. Once connecting with a Doctor through Calm Effect, you will have access to our roster of medical marijuana dispensary locations:
Our informed advisors can connect you with a Medical Marijuana in South Dakota Doctor and the medical marijuana dispensary closest to you.
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