South Dakota

Marijuana Supporters In South Dakota Promote Two Initiated Ballot Measures

News – High Times Supporters of legalizing marijuana in South Dakota have been thwarted at nearly every turn, including an effort to become the 48th state to approve industrial hemp. But backers are doubling down on this year’s election. Volunteers are gathering signatures for two initiated ballot measures. One asks voters to approve medical marijuana […]

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Governor Of South Dakota Vows To Veto Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp

News – High Times In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal on Monday evening, Republican Gov. Kristi Noem said that until law enforcement has a reliable and efficient method to differentiate marijuana from industrial hemp, South Dakota would not be joining the other states that have legalized hemp following the passage of the […]

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Why is South Dakota’s Governor Still Against Legalizing Industrial Hemp?

News – High Times There was a four-year stretch in the 1980s when one state after another raised the drinking age to 21, a trend that was prompted by the 1984 National Minimum Drinking Age Act. The law was a powerful and straightforward illustration of the federal government’s ability to influence action at the state-level. […]

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