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South Dakota Holds First Hearing On Proposed Medical Cannabis Rules

While voters approved both medical and adult use legalization at the ballot box in November, the state’s top court is weighing a legal challenge to adult use that was led by Gov. Kristi Noem.

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South Dakota Adult-Use Cannabis Committee Hosts First Meeting As Supreme Court Decision Looms

The decision will determine whether an adult use legalization measure passed by voters in November becomes law. Gov. Kristi Noem led the legal challenge against it.

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Will South Dakota Be the First State to Overturn a Cannabis Legalization Vote?

Governor Kristi Noem has signed an executive order declaring that she called for a lawsuit challenging Amendment A, a cannabis measure that voters approved on their November ballots.

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South Dakota Voters Make History by Passing Adult Use and Medical Legalization in One Day

It’s the first time that voters have been presented with the choice of legalizing for both purposes on one ballot.

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South Dakota: Citing Arrest Data, Advocates Push on Dual Medical, Adult Use Initiatives

This November, for the first time, a state’s voters will see both medical and adult use on their November ballots. One in ten arrests in the state are for cannabis, a new report found.

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South Dakota Voters Could Make Cannabis History in November

Voters in the state could be the first in the nation to legalize cannabis for medical and adult use at the same time, as both options will be on the ballot.

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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Lays Out Hemp Plan in 2020 State of the State

The governor previously vetoed a hemp bill. On Tuesday, she shared the conditions under which she would sign a hemp bill.

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South Dakota Voters Likely to See Two Cannabis Measures on the 2020 Ballot

These would be the first cannabis legalization ballot measures to qualify for 2020, if validated by the Secretary of State.