Governor Kristi Noem
South Dakota Pot Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot
South Dakota state officials announced on Wednesday that an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis has qualified for the ballot for the November general election.
May 26, 2022
South Dakota Medical Cannabis Recommendations Jump After Mass Registration Event
A South Dakota mass registration event has certified hundreds of new medical weed patients.
May 16, 2022
Fewer Than 450 Patients Certified in South Dakota Medical Cannabis Program
A mass patient screening event this week in the largest city in South Dakota aims to bolster registration.
April 27, 2022
Petition Deadline Looms For South Dakota Legalization Campaign
A group attempting to get another legalization proposal on the South Dakota ballot still needs thousands of signatures ahead of next month’s deadline.
April 14, 2022
South Dakota Gov. Vetoes Bill To Scrub Pot Charges From Background Checks
The South Dakota bill’s Republican sponsor says the veto shows “Reefer Madness is alive and well.”
March 28, 2022
South Dakota Governor Signs Handful of Medical Cannabis Bills
The six bills bring a host of changes to the new cannabis law in South Dakota, including one that places a limit on the number of plants a patient can grow.
March 22, 2022
South Dakota Lawmakers Advance Legalization Bill
Voters in South Dakota may have another crack at legalizing cannabis this year—unless lawmakers there do it first.
February 28, 2022
South Dakota Governor Demands Cannabis Advocates Cover Legal Costs
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem wants advocates to help pay for her foot dragging when it comes to legalization.
January 20, 2022