Currently, there are 94 medical marijuana dispensaries in South Dakota.
South Dakota does not regulate dispensaries' operating hours. Some cities and municipalities in the state have passed ordinances permitting dispensaries to operate only at certain times of the day. However, most dispensaries in the state open for business at 8:00 a.m. daily. To find out when a specific dispensary operates, qualifying patients can consult the dispensary's website.
To find out if a dispensary in South Dakota opens late, check the dispensary's website for its operating hours. The state has some dispensaries that open late till 10:00 p.m. daily.
Dispensaries in South Dakota do not deliver marijuana. However, qualifying cannabis patients or caregivers can order marijuana products online and pick them up in-store.
It is Illegal under South Dakota law to ship marijuana across state lines. Because marijuana is still a Schedule 1 substance under federal law, it is also a federal offense to transport it out of South Dakota.
There are no recreational marijuana dispensaries in South Dakota because the use, sale, and possession of adult-use marijuana are Illegal.
Since adult-use marijuana is illegal in South Dakota, the state has no recreational dispensaries.
When visiting a medical marijuana dispensary in South Dakota, qualifying patients are required to bring their medical marijuana cards and any other state-issued IDs. If the customer is a caregiver, they must present a valid caregiver's ID before purchasing medical marijuana.
No, medical marijuana patients and their caregivers must present valid registry IDs before entering medical cannabis dispensaries in South Dakota.
Only qualifying patients aged 18 and over can enter medical marijuana dispensaries in South Dakota. Designated caregivers, who must be at least 21, are also allowed to buy medical marijuana for qualifying patients under 18.
Medical marijuana patients in South Dakota can visit only two dispensaries in a day. During the application process for MMJ IDs, qualifying patients are required to designate two dispensaries from which they will access medical marijuana products.
No, dispensaries in South Dakota do not take credit card payments for cannabis sales. Because the federal government still classifies marijuana as an Illegal substance, banks do not process marijuana-related transactions.
No, dispensaries in South Dakota do not accept medical insurance as a payment method.
South Dakota dispensaries track weed purchased by customers using the state-approved seed-to-sale tracking software, Metrc.