(Senate Bill 12)
An Act to revise the annual report on medical cannabis by the Department of Health to the Legislature.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That § 34-20G-94 be AMENDED:
shall report annually to the Legislature on
the number of applications for registry identification cards
the number of qualifying patients and designated caregivers
the number of registry identification cards revoked ,;
the number of each type of medical cannabis establishment
expenses incurred and revenues generated from the medical cannabis
the number of patient cardholders by medical condition; qualifying
patient demographics by age and sex; the number and specialty of the
practitioners providing written certifications; the number of medical
cannabis establishments by type; the number of licensing violations
determined by the department; the impact of medical cannabis on
public safety, public health, and behavioral health services; any
other information regarding the effects of medical cannabis on the
public; and any recommendations.
The department may not include identifying information on a
qualifying patient, designated caregiver, or practitioner in the
Section 2. That § 34-20G-94, as amended by section 1 of this Act, is repealed on June 30, 2025.
Section 3. That § 34-20G-88 be AMENDED:
34-20G-88. Data kept or maintained by the department may be disclosed solely for:
(1) The verification of a registration certificate or registry identification card pursuant to this chapter;
of the annual report required by this chapter; (3) Notification
of state or local law enforcement of an apparent criminal violation
of this chapter; (4)(3) Notification
of state and local law enforcement about falsified or fraudulent
information submitted for the purpose of obtaining or renewing a
registry identification card; or (5)(4) Notification
of the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners if
there is reason to believe that a practitioner provided a written
certification and the department has reason to believe the
practitioner otherwise violated the standard of care for evaluating a
Section 4. That the amendment to § 34-20G-88 in section 3 of this Act is effective June 30, 2025.
Signed March 8, 2022
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