Frequently asked questions

Will I be added to a public database once I have my Medical Marijuana Card in South Dakota?

It is likely that a patient will be registered to the medical marijuana program.

On April 26, 2021, the Department of Health issued a request for proposal (RFP) (ID #2357) for a statewide patient registry, verification, and licensing system to be used in the implementation of the medical cannabis program.

This system will ensure that patients and caregivers can be accurately identified by law enforcement and dispensaries to ensure that only verified patients and caregivers have access to medical cannabis.