Marijuana legalization is gaining momentum across America, but not all states are making progress. Although the number of states where recreational weed is legal could double from 8 to 16 in 2018, it might take decades for other districts to get onboard with reform.
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South Dakota marijuana advocates can attest to the importance of checking your work for errors before submitting for final review. After months of collecting signatures to support a proposed marijuana legalization ballot measure, the marijuana advocacy organization New Approach South Dakota might fall victim to a typo.
A South Dakota marijuana legalization petition has been approved by Attorney General Marty Jackley. On May 17, 2017, Jackley issued an Attorney General Explanation for the legalization initiative that aims to legalize all quantities of marijuana and have the South Dakota Department of Agriculture establish a regulatory system for recreational marijuana.
PIERRE, S.D., May 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.
A pair of bills dealing with medical marijuana will come up before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning in Pierre.
On Aug. 15, 2016, two consultants hired by the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to open a marijuana resort in South Dakota entered opposing pleas to drug charges at the Moody County Courthouse.
RAPID CITY, S.D., Aug. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Good Rayne LLC Introducing a high purity Veganic Cannabis grow system.
Organizers behind New Approach South Dakota, a campaign to legalize medical marijuana, has suffered a serious setback. On August 9, 2016, Circuit Judge Mark Barnett denied the group’s lawsuit to place a voter initiative legalizing medical marijuana on the November ballot.
FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s top prosecutor charged two consultants who worked with a Native American tribe on its plans to open the nation’s first marijuana resort with drug offenses, accusing them of having seeds shipped from the Netherlands hidden in CD cases and sewn into clothing.
On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe burned its first marijuana crop, reportedly worth millions of dollars, and stopped development of a first-ever marijuana resort to be constructed on the reservation.
ONTARIO, Oct. 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — GGS Structures Inc. is pleased to confirm that Michael Camplin will be presenting at the Monarch America first educational seminar in conjunction with the Santee Sioux Tribe of Flandreau, South Dakota, October 26-28.
This past June, the Flandreau Santee Sioux legalized the possession, consumption, cultivation and distribution of marijuana. This is in preparation for the tribe’s yearlong project of building the first-ever marijuana resort on a reservation.
On June 9, 2015, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley released an explanation for an initiated measure that would allow state residents suffering from debilitating conditions to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.
In December 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice released a legal memorandum which announced the adoption of a new policy that affects Native American tribes, considered sovereign nations by the government.
With recent support of recreational and medicinal marijuana use sweeping the states, First Nation communities are exploring the economical advantages and social implications of growing cannabis.