South Dakota Tribes and Advocates Continue Push for Legal Cannabis

South Dakota’s Native American Tribes not only legally opened a medical cannabis dispensary without consulting the state, but this past week, advocates also filed four different recreational legalization initiatives for consideration on the ballot later this year. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe was the first tribe in the nation to…

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Education Board Adopts Rules For Medical Cannabis In South Dakota Schools

The South Dakota Board of Education Standards unanimously adopted new rules on Monday that establish guidelines for the use of medical cannabis in South Dakota schools. The move was prompted by the passage of Initiated Measure 26 (IM 26),  a ballot proposition that legalizes medical marijuana in South Dakota, in…

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South Dakota Supreme Court to Hear Recreational Cannabis Case this Month

South Dakota has been in the headlines for both good and bad reasons since they legalized cannabis with a ballot measure during the last election cycle. While they did manage to legalize, anti-cannabis forces immediately sued over this decision. Now, the case comes before the South Dakota Supreme Court.  Amendment…

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South Dakota Governor’s Office Introduces Decriminalization Bill

To the surprise of many, South Dakota’s Governor Kristi Noem is considering a bill that would decriminalize cannabis in South Dakota. While Noem has been unflinchingly strict on cannabis before, she is now starting to loosen up a bit, though not enough for some advocates. The legislation, which is being…

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NORTH DAKOTA HOUSE ADVANCES ADULT-USE CANNABIS LEGALIZATION

In #NorthDakota, the state #House advances two bills to legalize, regulate, and #tax #recreational marijuana. House bill 1420, which passed by a 56-38 vote, would allow adults 21 and older to purchase and possess up to an #ounce of #cannabis, while banning home #cultivation. It would also restrict consumption to…

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South Dakota voters legalized cannabis, but state politicians aren’t having it

South Dakota voters legalized cannabis, but state politicians aren’t having it | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Search Leafly Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By…

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