34-20G-49Card void upon notice to department that patient no longer qualifies--Disposal of cannabis.

If the registered qualifying patient's certifying practitioner notifies the department in writing that the registered qualifying patient has ceased to suffer from a debilitating medical condition or that the practitioner no longer believes the patient would receive therapeutic or palliative benefit from the medical use of cannabis, the card is void. However, the registered qualifying patient shall have fifteen days to dispose of or give away any cannabis in the registered qualifying patient's possession.

Source: Initiated Measure No. 26, approved Nov. 3, 2020, eff. Jul. 1, 2021.

Effective July 1, 2024

SDLRC - Codified Law 34-20G-49 - Card void upon notice to department that patient no longer qualifies--Disposal of cannabis.

34-20G-49. End of debilitating condition--Registry card voided--Disposal of cannabis.

A registry identification card is void if the certifying practitioner notifies the department in writing that:

(1)    The registered qualifying patient has ceased to suffer from a debilitating medical condition; or

(2)    The practitioner no longer believes the patient would receive therapeutic or palliative benefit from the medical use of cannabis.

The registered qualifying patient has fifteen days to dispose of any cannabis in the registered qualifying patient's possession.

Source: Initiated Measure No. 26, approved Nov. 3, 2020, eff. Jul. 1, 2021; SL 2024, ch 132, § 2.