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How to Get a South Dakota Medical Marijuana Card

Book an Appointment

Schedule by filling out the form above or call/text us at 240-356-1000 to set up your consultation over the phone. We offer same-day appointments, so you can be seen by our doctor within 15 minutes of scheduling!

Talk to a Doctor

Our doctor will determine if you qualify for a medical card after a quick 10-15 minute evaluation.

You'll find out during your visit if you're approved by the doctor. If you're not approved, you'll receive a full refund.

Get Your Card

If you’re approved by our doctor, you'll then be able to apply online with the state as a medical patient. Once approved by the state, you'll receive your card in the mail which will allow you to immediately start accessing dispensaries.

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in South Dakota

The state of South Dakota requires patients to be seen in-person to get certified for the state-issued medical marijuana card.

We currently have a clinic in Rapid City, SD where you can get certified for your medical card.

The process is easy! You'll just need to be evaluated by one of our doctors in person, then apply with the state as a medical patient. Once your application has been accepted, you'll receive your medical card in the mail which will allow you to immediately access dispensaries in South Dakota to purchase cannabis products.

You can also call or text our support team at 240-356-1000 and we will be happy to set up an appointment for you over the phone!

South Dakota Medical Card Requirements

You must be a South Dakota resident. There is no age requirement, however, patients under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to apply as their registered agent (caregiver).

You must have one of the following debilitating medical conditions or symptoms to qualify:

  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Seizures
  • Severe or persistent muscle spasms (including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis)
If you have a qualifying condition with medical documentation (such as medical records, pill bottles, office visit summaries, or a letter from a doctor stating your diagnosis), then you're ready to be seen by our doctor to get certified!
 
If you have a qualifying condition but DON'T have medical documentation, call or text us at 240-356-1000 so that we can schedule you with a doctor that can diagnose and then a doctor that can certify you. We do not charge extra for the diagnosis.

Our licensed marijuana doctor will evaluate you based on your current health condition, medical history, and any documentation you are able to provide as proof. If approved, you'll then be able to apply online with the state to get your medical card.

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South Dakota Medical Marijuana Certification Process

The certification process for the medical program in South Dakota is similar to many other medical states. Patients will need to be certified by a licensed medical marijuana doctor first in order to apply with the state for a medical card.

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    Schedule an appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor.
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    Speak with the doctor to find out if you qualify.
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    Apply online with the state as a medical patient.
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    Get your medical card and start purchasing at SD dispensaries!

South Dakota Medical Marijuana Card Information from our Physician

If you believe that you have one of the state-approved medical conditions or symptoms, then you'll most likely qualify. We recommend obtaining at least one piece of medical documentation (such as office visit summaries, a letter from your doctor, prescription pill bottles, etc) to prove your condition.

If you're not sure about whether your condition qualifies or whether your medical documentation is sufficient, feel free to give us a call/text at 240-356-1000 to speak with one of our patient care specialists!

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If you are a South Dakota resident and you have one or more of the required medical conditions, then you'll most likely qualify.  If you’re unsure about your condition or medical documentation, give us a call or text 7 days per week at 240-356-1000and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have or book an appointment for you.

Schedule now using the form at the top of this page or give us a call at 240-356-1000; our friendly support team is available 7 days per week to set up a date and time for you to get evaluated by a medical marijuana doctor in South Dakota and to answer any questions you may have.

You will need a valid photo ID and proof of your medical condition such as medical records, office visit summaries, prescription pill bottles that state your diagnosis by name, a letter from your doctor, etc.

If unsure about your medical documentation, give us a call or text at 240-356-1000 and we'll let you know if it's sufficient.

The initial fee to be evaluated by our doctor is $200 payable by credit or debit.  The fee to apply with the state as a medical patient is $75.

No. Insurance companies do not cover any costs associated with medical marijuana due to conflicts with federal law.

Only a licensed medical marijuana doctor can determine if you qualify for the program, so we cannot guarantee your approval. However, if you do not get approved by our doctor you will receive a FULL refund! Our knowledgeable and friendly support staff is ready to help get you fully prepared for your appointment so that you have the best chance of approval, just give us a call at 240-356-1000 if you would like to know more.

A state-licensed medical marijuana doctor will examine you, review any medical documentation you are able to provide, and assess your medical history. Appointments are typically about 10-15 minutes. We will also maintain your patient records and provide follow-up care as needed.

  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Seizures
  • Severe nausea
  • Severe or persistent muscle spasms (including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis)

You can fax your records to 240-366-1932 or you can have them emailed to info@greenhealthdocs.com.

Once you're certified by a medical marijuana doctor, you'll receive an email with a link that will allow you to apply online with the state as a medical patient. To apply with the state you'll need the following:

  • Active certification issued by a state-licensed medical cannabis doctor
  • Valid photo ID (such as driver's license, passport, US government-issued ID, tribal ID card, student ID card)
  • Passport-style photo of yourself
  • $75 application fee

You'll be able to access any state-licensed dispensary in South Dakota once you've received your medical card.

Medical cannabis cardholders in South Dakota may purchase up to 3 ounces of cannabis flower or equivalent marijuana products within a 14-day period.

Yes, when applying the state for your medical card you'll also be able to apply to grow up to two flowering and two not flowering plants in your home.

A caregiver is a person who may purchase or possess medical cannabis products on behalf of a cannabis patient. Caregivers in SD must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Agree to assist with the patient's medical cannabis use.
  • Not be convicted of a felony offense.
  • Assist no more than 5 medical cannabis patients.

No, as a medical patient you are protected by HIPAA. Green Health Docs makes the privacy and security of our patients’ confidential information a top priority. No one will be able to find out your status as a medical marijuana patient unless you openly tell them or if you are administered a drug test for marijuana.

Yes. With South Dakota being an at-will state and there not currently being any legislation in place that protects medical marijuana patients in the workplace, medical cardholders can still be administered drug screenings and receive disciplinary action regarding the results of drug screenings. For this reason, we recommend making sure you are fully aware of your employer’s policy regarding drug screenings and medical marijuana before moving forward with the process.

The laws for using out-of-state medical cards vary from state to state, so the best way to find out is by contacting a dispensary in the state you're interested in visiting to find out for sure.

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Patient Resources

Patient Resources

Here are a few important resources for patients (or family of patients) hoping to obtain a South Dakota medical card or learn more about medical cannabis: