Why is the state medical association drafting the opposition towards legalizing both recreational and medical marijuana? Plus, how will the state's largest school district plan on safely getting kids back in the classrooms?
Governor Dennis Daugaard is considering supporting a bill that allows one type of medical marijuana. Earlier in the session, he said he would not support Senate Bill 171. The measure has since been amended to only allow one marijuana extract.
A bill aiming for the legalization of medical marijuana has been amended to only allow for cannabidiol, one of the main chemical compounds found in the plant. Lawmakers haven’t decided whether or not to pass Senate Bill 171 out of committee.