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Proposed ballot question aims to ban medical marijuana in South Dakota

Medical marijuana was legalized in 2020 in South Dakota.

Attorney General Marty Jackley released a ballot explanation for a proposed measure that would repeal South Dakota’s medical marijuana program.

The measure is proposed by Travis Ismay of Newell. It would make all possession, use, cultivation, sale and manufacturing of marijuana products a crime.

Supporters of the proposal needs 17,509 signatures to get it on the 2024 ballot.

The Medical Marijuana Program was previously approved by voters in 2020.

The Attorney General's ballot explanation can be found here.