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South Dakota Governor Signs Bill Making CBD a Schedule IV Substance

Legislation that excludes cannabidiol (CBD) from the definition of marijuana and makes it a Schedule IV drug has been signed into law by Governor Dennis Daugaard. Senate Bill 95, “An Act to add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana”, was passed by the …

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South Dakota House Passes Bill to Legalize Hemp

South Dakota’s full House of Representatives has passed legislation that would explicitly legalize the cultivation and production of industrial hemp throughout the state. The House voted 51 to 16 to pass the measure, which now goes to the state’s Senate. If approved by the Senate, it would be sent to Governor Dennis Daugaard for final …

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South Dakota’s Full House of Representatives Votes to Legalize Hemp

With a 57 to 11 vote, South Dakota’s full House of Representatives has given approval to legislation that would explicitly legalize the cultivation, production and distribution of industrial hemp. House Bill 1054, which is sponsored by a bipartisan coalition of 40 state legislators, now heads to the state’s Senate for consideration, where its passage will …

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South Dakota Tribe to Open Nation’s First Cannabis Resort

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in South Dakota, which voted in June to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older (not just tribal members), now plans to open the nation’s first cannabis resort. “We want it to be an adult playground,” says tribal President Anthony Reider “There’s nowhere else in American that has something …

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South Dakota Indian Tribe Set to Begin Selling Recreational Cannabis this December

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Indian tribe, located in South Dakota, is set to begin selling recreational cannabis to anyone 21 and older this December, the first Indian tribe in the nation to do so. “The fact that we are first doesn’t scare us,” says tribal president Anthony Reider, who’s led the tribe for five years. …

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South Dakota Tribe to Begin Selling Cannabis to Everyone 21+ by January 1st

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, which voted last week to legalize cannabis, has announced that it will have a recreational cannabis retail outlet open and operating by January 1st of next year. This outlet, which will be supplied by a separate cultivation center, will be open to everyone 21, not just members of the tribe. …

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South Dakota Tribe Votes to Legalize Cannabis Possession and Distribution

The executive committee of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, located in South Dakota, voted 5 to 1 last week to legalize recreational cannabis. Trustee Roxee Johnson was the sole “No” vote. The proposal establishes a cannabis production facility, and a separate cannabis retail outlet, which will distribute cannabis to anyone 21 and older, not just …

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Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in South Dakota

An initiative to legalize the medical use of cannabis has been filed with South Dakota’s Secretary of State, the first step towards getting the proposal on next year’s November ballot. The proposal would allow patients who receive a registration card with the Department of Health to possess up to three ounces of cannabis, and to …

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