South Dakota Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

South Dakota to vote on adult use, medical marijuana

Voters in South Dakota will decide this year whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older. Voters also will decide in November the fate of a measure to allow medical marijuana for patients with serious health conditions South Dakota will become the first state to vote on both medical marijuana and adult-use legalization […]

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Medical cannabis vote set for South Dakota in 2020

South Dakota voters likely will decide next year whether to legalize medical marijuana sales as Secretary of State Steve Barnett validated the signatures on a petition to place MMJ on the 2020 ballot. The measure is expected to be decided at the polls on Nov. 3, although any citizen has until Jan. 20 to challenge […]

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South Dakota marijuana update

Groups that support marijuana legalization submitted petitions containing more than 80,000 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State for two separate marijuana reform ballot initiatives for next year’s election.

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Anti-cannabis governor targets hemp, saying plant too close for police

A Republican governor who strongly opposes cannabis legalization says that allowing hemp cultivation is just as problematic. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem took her argument national in The Wall Street Journal, arguing in an op-ed column that law enforcement doesn’t have the testing capacity to discern between marijuana and legal hemp, which has no more […]

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