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South Dakota

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South Dakota permits medical cannabis use only. Registered qualifying patients must be afforded certain rights. Employers may enact and enforce drug-free workplace policies.

Legal Status: Yes, medical only

Protections for Medicinal Users & Exceptions:

Registered qualifying patients have certain rights, but exceptions apply, and employers can enforce drug-free workplace policies.

Protections for Recreational Users & Exceptions:


Restrictions on Testing for Cannabis:



Employers may prohibit cannabis use and enact drug-free workplace policies, subject to exceptions.