South Dakota Medical Marijuana, Initiative 4 (2006)

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The South Dakota Medical Marijuana Initiative, also known as Initiative 4, was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in South Dakota as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have allowed persons, including minors with parental consent, with a debilitating medical condition, to be certified to grow up to six marijuana plants, possess up to one ounce and use small amounts of marijuana for medical purposes.[1][2]

Election results

South Dakota Initiative 4 (2006)
Defeatedd No173,17852.30%
Yes 157,953 47.70%

Election results via: South Dakota Political Almanac, South Dakota Constitutional Amendments, Initiatives and Referendums 1970-2010

Text of measure

The text of the measure can be read here.

Campaign finance


Donors to the campaign for the measure:[3]

  • South Dakotans for Medical Marijuana: $479,913
  • South Dakotans for Medical Cannabis: $1,000
  • Total: $480,913


Donors to the campaign against the measure:[3]

  • Save Our Society From Drugs: $3,439
  • Total: $3,439

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