Last updated on 13 July 2021
In South Dakota, hemp-derived CBD is still illegal. South Dakota’s CBD laws are especially strict (even compared to Idaho or Indiana) but the state makes some exceptions for certain medical CBD products such as Epidiolex. Epidiolex is the only legal form of CBD in South Dakota. To be able to purchase it, it’s necessary to have a prescription from a licensed physician.
Is Cannabis legal in South Dakota?
Cannabis is illegal for medical and recreational use. South Dakota may have the nation’s harshest marijuana possession laws. However, cannabis will be legal for both medicinal and recreational use on July 1, 2021.
|How old do I need to be to consume?||Possession limit for Flower||Possession limit for Concentrates|
|N/A Recreational |
|N/A Recreational N/A Medical||N/A Recreational N/A Medical|
Are there any penalties for using Cannabis in South Dakota?
Possession of just a small amount of marijuana in South Dakota carries a potential penalty of year in jail and a $2,000 fine.
Possession of non-FDA approved CBD in South Dakota is illegal. But the penalty for possession differs from marijuana and THC products. If found to possess CBD oil and other related products, you could face a massive fine of about $2000 and one-year imprisonment. Possession of just a small amount of marijuana in South Dakota carries a potential penalty of year in jail and a $2,000 fine.
CBD and Cannabis is illegal in South Dakota and can lead to harsh penalties if you’re caught. However Cannabis will be potentially legalized in 2021.