CBD

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 11, 2018 Show 376 Hour 2

The U.S. FDA has approved the first pharmaceutical with an active ingredient derived from marijuana. Does the approval open the door for other CBD-derived medications?

Independent cadidate for the U.S. House, George Hendrickson, joined In The Moment to discuss the limitations of the new medication as well as the issues regarding medical marijuana. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 10, 2018 Show 375 Hr 1

 

As of today, the state AG's office is still waiting for guidance from the Drug Enforcement Administration regarding how state laws are impacted by the FDA approval.

Dan Heinemann, Vice President and Medical Officer for Sanford Health joined In The Moment to discuss the FDA's recent approval of the first pharmaceutical derived from CBD.

 

Protesters in South Dakota face new penalties if lawmakers can agree on a final version of Senate Bill 176. The protest bill started out with specific safety zones and an emergency clause. Lawmakers amended the bill as it moved through the capitol.

South Dakota lawmakers want the governor to approve a bill that offers limited immunity to people in drug overdose emergencies.  House Bill 1082 protects a person from drug prosecution when they call authorities to help someone in serious danger of overdosing.

The Senate Commerce and Energy Committee has deferred a maternity leave bill to the 41st day. Senate Bill 150 provides up to four weeks of paid maternity leave.  Mothers earn one week of paid leave for every year of full time work.

South Dakota’s House of Representatives supports a change in the state’s penalty for abortion. House Bill 1101 makes it a felony  to perform or attempt to perform an abortion when the fetus can feel pain. Right now that’s a misdemeanor. State law says a fetus feels pain at 20 weeks. The measure includes an exception for medical emergencies. 

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Legalization of a marijuana product that does not have psychoactive effects…heads to the South Dakota Senate floor.
 
The Senate Judiciary committee voted unanimously to reclassify cannabidiol, or CBD, and to legalize the fiber for medical use pending FDA approval.
 
Senate Bill 95 removes cannabidiol from the state’s definition of marijuana. CBD comes from the marijuana plant, but it doesn’t make the user high.
 

Medical Marijuana Bill Dies In House

Mar 8, 2016

The South Dakota House of Representatives killed a bill allowing one type of medical marijuana.

Medical Marijuana Discussion Continues In Pierre

Mar 1, 2016
SDPB

Members of a South Dakota House committee heard testimony on a bill allowing one form of medical marijuana. Senate Bill 171 allows the extract cannabidiol or CBD.