South Dakota Measure 27: Adult-use marijuana legalization

In Politics by Michael Rae

South Dakota’s Measure 27 would legalize the possession, distribution, and use of marijuana for persons 21 years of age and older.


South Dakota’s Measure 27 is a statutory initiative that would legalize the use of marijuana for adults aged 21 and older.  South Dakotans would gain the right to possess up to one ounce of marijuana or eight grams of marijuana concentrates and gift up to those amounts to another adult without compensation.  Residents of counties or cities that do not have a licensed marijuana retailer would additionally gain the right to cultivate up to three plants per person or a