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South Dakota Senate Authorizes Lawmakers To Set Medical Pot Conditions

South Dakota legislators on Thursday took a step toward making significant changes to the state’s medical cannabis program. The Republican-controlled state Senate approved a bill that expanded the list of…

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Medical Pot on the 2023 Agenda for South Carolina

Medical cannabis advocates in South Carolina are ready to go again as they hope 2023 will finally be the year they legalize medical treatment in the state. Local news station…

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South Dakota Activists Plan New Cannabis Legalization Bill

Despite the failure of recreational marijuana legalization measures to gain majority voter approval in last month’s midterm elections, activists in South Dakota have already launched a new bid to legalize…

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Another Medical Cannabis Clinical Trial Launches in South Africa

A clinical trial was recently initiated by South African Cannabis Institute (CRI) partnered with Releaf Cannabis E-Clinics to see how medical cannabis could help treat opioid addiction. The trial will…

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Pro-Cannabis Group in South Dakota Accuses Officials of Illegal Election Interference

The group behind the 2020 medical marijuana proposal in South Dakota has accused several officials of being involved in an illegal campaign against cannabis promotion measures in the state. A…

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South Dakota Gov. Noem Says She’ll Implement New Weed Law If Passed By Voters

South Dakota Gov. Christy Noem says he won’t get in the way for a second time after successfully filing a legal challenge to voter-approved recreation pot amendments. State voters are…

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Legalization Advocates Bear Down for Difficult Race in South Dakota

Two years ago, South Dakota symbolized a radical shift in attitudes toward marijuana use in America. This state was a red-hot, Trump-loving state that defied conventional wisdom and embraced weed.…

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South Carolina Farmer Sues State Over Destroyed Hemp Crop

A South Carolina farmer filed a lawsuit against the state over the destruction of his hemp crop in 2019. The lawsuit, filed by John Trenton Pendarvis on September 16, claims…

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South Dakota Reservation Bans Alcohol, Allows Cannabis

One of the reservations in South Dakota, the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, does allow legal cannabis, although alcohol is still prohibited on the reservation. In 2020, the Oglala Sioux voted…

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First State-Licensed Medical Dispensary Set to Open in South Dakota

More than a year has passed since the new South Dakota Medical Cannabis Act was officially enforced, but there are still no state-approved clinics to serve patients. It will change…

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