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South Dakota Emerges as Leader in Hemp Production

South Dakota Emerges as Leader in Hemp Production

By Lisa Fairbanks / July 9, 2024 /

South Dakota Leads Nation in Hemp Production Pierre, SD — South Dakota, once among the last states to legalize industrial hemp farming, has quickly become the top producer of hemp…

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Judge Declines Block: South Dakota’s Intoxicating Hemp Ban Now Law

By Mary Marty / July 2, 2024 /

A new law set to bar the production or sale of high-inducing hemp-derived cannabis products will go into effect on Monday, following a judge’s decision not to block it despite…

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South Dakota Voters to Decide Again on Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization

By Gene Mcklnley / June 4, 2024 /

South Dakota Voters to Decide on Cannabis Legalization for Third Time in November Pierre, SD, June 4, 2024 — South Dakota voters will once again weigh in on the legalization…

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South Dakota Voters to Decide on Cannabis Legalization This November, State Officials Announce

By Jules Puffings / June 4, 2024 /

South Dakota Activists Secure Ballot Placement for Cannabis Legalization Initiative Pierre, SD, June 4, 2024 — South Dakota activists have successfully collected enough signatures to place a marijuana legalization initiative…

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Renewed Efforts: South Dakota Gears Up for Another Recreational Cannabis Ballot Initiative

By Phil Greenwood / May 10, 2024 /

Matthew Schweich, the campaign director of South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws, is hopeful that their latest effort for recreational marijuana legalization will succeed where previous attempts fell short. Late…

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Breaking Barriers: The Quest for Recreational Cannabis in South Dakota

By Jules Puffings / May 8, 2024 /

Despite a tumultuous history, advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana in South Dakota are once again making their voices heard, aiming to secure a spot on the state’s November ballot. A…

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Ex-Trooper Turned Cannabis Grower Seeks Action on Fake Weed

Ex-Trooper Turned Cannabis Grower Seeks Action on Fake Weed

By Gene Mcklnley / July 5, 2024 /

Former Highway Patrol Leader Says Cannabis Posing as Hemp Breaks Existing Laws Alan Welsh wasn’t just any cop; he was a significant figure in law enforcement. After an illustrious career…

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Nebraska Advocates Push for Medical Cannabis Initiative

By Phil Greenwood / June 10, 2024 /

Nebraskan advocates from Nebraska for Medical Marijuana (NMM) are racing against time to secure signatures for their ballot initiative. As the July 3 deadline looms, campaign manager Crista Eggers emphasizes…

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Data Reveals Increase in Native American Tribal Cannabis Business Owners

By Becci Marti / May 29, 2024 /

25% Increase in Tribally Owned Cannabis Retailers Since January 2023, we’ve witnessed a 25% increase in tribally owned retailers throughout the country, with budding markets like Minnesota potentially offering more…

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Green Revolution: The Potential Impact of Cannabis Rescheduling on the Industry

By Bayley Greenleaf / May 13, 2024 /

The U.S. government has initiated steps towards rescheduling marijuana, a significant shift from its current classification as a Schedule 1 drug, akin to heroin and methamphetamine, to a Schedule 3…

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