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South Dakota Voters Likely to Approve Cannabis Legalization–Again

By Alex Norcia, Pierre, South Dakota, May 5, 2022 /Filter/ - On May 3, activists in South Dakota submitted petitions to put adult-use cannabis legalization...

Recreational Cannabis Bill Officially Dies in South Dakota House

A few days ago, the South Dakota House conducted a ‘smoke out’ and resurrected SB 3. This recreational cannabis legalization bill passed the Senate...

South Dakota Senate Approves Recreational Cannabis Bill

On February 23, in a close vote of 18-17 in favor, the South Dakota Senate approved a recreational cannabis bill. This bill, SB 3,...

Several Legalization and Reform Measures Took Place in 2021

According to the National Organization of the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), a total of 51 cannabis reform and legalization bills passed across several...

Supreme Court Rules Amendment A Unconstitutional

South Dakota cannabis activists received unwanted news on Thanksgiving. The state’s Supreme Court finally announced their verdict on voter approved Amendment A which would...

Likelihood of Special Session in Mississippi Continues to Fall

Instead of avoiding questions from advocates and the general public, Governor Tate Reeves, R, of Mississippi finally gave an answer regarding calling for a...

Health and Human Services Won’t Block Safe Consumption Sites

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra spoke with NPR about the opioid epidemic currently in the states and what potential solutions there...

Supreme Court Will Not Take Up Consumption Site Case

On October 12, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued an Order List. This listed several case decisions, cases still pending, and...

Lawmakers Urge Supreme Court to Hear Safehouse Case

A group of 11 Attorney Generals, along with 14 cities, joined together to write a series of amicus briefs. They urged the federal Supreme...

Mississippi Special Session Won’t Happen for a Few Weeks

September 27 saw Mississippi lawmakers announce their agreement on a medical cannabis program for the state. This bill would replace the voter approved measure...