Effective July 1, 2021

SDLRC - Codified Law 0N-30-9 - [Effective July 1, 2021] Conduct permitted by license--Contracts--Professional services.

§ 9. [Effective July 1, 2021] Conduct permitted by license--Contracts--Professional services.

    Actions and conduct by a licensee, a licensee's employee, and a licensee's agent, as permitted pursuant to a license issued by the department, or by those who allow property to be used by a licensee, a licensee's employee, or a licensee's agent, as permitted pursuant to a license issued by the department, are not unlawful and shall not be an offense under state law, or the laws of any local government within the state, or be subject to a civil fine, penalty, or sanction, or be a basis for detention, search, or arrest, or to deny any right or privilege, or to seize or forfeit assets under state law, or the laws of any local government within the state. No contract is unenforceable on the basis that marijuana is prohibited by federal law. A holder of a professional or occupational license is not subject to professional discipline for providing advice or services related to marijuana licensees or applications on the basis that marijuana is prohibited by federal law.

History: Proposed by initiated amendment (Constitutional Amendment A), approved Nov. 3, 2020, eff. Jul. 1, 2021.