North Dakota Senate committee approves medical marijuana regs including barring patient home grows

Published: Feb 21, 2017, 7:36 am • Updated: Feb 21, 2017, 11:50 am By James Macpherson, The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — Five out of every 1,000 North Dakotans are expected to use medical marijuana when it’s available in the state, a threshold needed to fund planned oversight of the…

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South Dakota hemp bill advances despite Public Safety warning that hemp sends “mixed messages” to kids

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm By James Nord, The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota residents who pass background checks and get a license from the state agriculture department would be allowed to cultivate industrial hemp under a measure a House…

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North Dakota legislature weighs massive list of rules for medical marijuana

Published: Feb 6, 2017, 10:43 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2017, 10:43 am By James Macpherson, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is moving toward its midsession break in about three weeks and lawmakers are busy mulling bills in their respective chambers.Here’s a look at some legislative…

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A closer look at the North Dakota medical marijuana measure on the 2016 ballot

Published: Oct 24, 2016, 7:02 am • Updated: Oct 24, 2016, 7:02 am By Dave Kolpack, The Associated Press FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota voters will decide next month whether to legalize marijuana for medical use by siding either with opponents who say sciences is on their side or with…

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North Dakota Could Be Voting On Medical Marijuana This Election

BISMARCK, N.D. — The chairman of a group gathering petition signatures to put a medical marijuana initiative before North Dakota voters says it has successfully reached the signature count needed for November ballot access. Apparently supporters of the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, the North Dakota medical marijuana initiative, will…

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North Dakota: Caucus For Marijuana Policy Reform

(via chsarrow.com) Alert I received out of North Dakota: The North Dakota Democratic Presidential caucus is around the corner, and regardless of which candidate you’re supporting, we encourage our friends to caucus for sensible marijuana policy reform! You can start by reviewing the responses of both Democratic presidential candidates to…

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South Dakota Law Can Get You Busted For Smoking Marijuana In Another State

By Phillip Smith South Dakota’s Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe announced over the weekend that it was suspending operations on its marijuana resort set to open on New Year’s Eve and that it had burned its pot crop. The tribe said it was seeking “clarification” from the Justice Department to ensure…

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New Approach South Dakota Submits 16,000 Signatures For Medical Marijuana

Over the past half year, I have been periodically posting about a medical marijuana petition drive happening in my state, South Dakota. Well it seems New Approach South Dakota has done it! New Approach submitted 16,000 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State this week. In South Dakota, a…

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Marijuana Resort hosted by Native American Tribe in South Dakota

(image via wikimedia.com) Since I live in South Dakota, this is incredibly exciting! I recently wrote that South Dakota has some of the worst drug policy laws in the United States, but we also have something that only a few states have: sovereign entities within our state borders. Marijuana is…

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Native American Tribe In South Dakota To Open Marijuana Resort

(image via wikimedia.com) One of the sectors of the cannabis industry that excites me most is the entertainment sector. There are new things popping up all the time that have me thinking to myself, ‘that sounds fun, I’d actually pay to do that.’ Whether it’s a bud and breakfast, or a…

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