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Lesmeister says Noem’s signing of low-THC hemp legislation is ‘exciting’ for South Dakota - KELOLAND.com

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — One year after the governor vetoed his legislation that would have legalized low-THC hemp in South Dakota, a state lawmaker says he is thankful she agreed to the 2020 version. The new measure took effect immediately Friday afternoon when Governor Kristi Noem delivered to the Legislative Research Council HB 1008 and …

Industrial hemp becomes legal in South Dakota after Noem signs bill - Argus Leader

CLOSE A volunteer walks through a hemp field at a farm in Springfield, Colo. on Oct. 5, 2013, during the first known harvest of industrial hemp in the U.S. since the 1950s. (Photo: P. Solomon Banda/AP Photo) Industrial hemp and CBD oil are now legal in South Dakota after a yearlong standoff between Gov. Kristi Noem …

Kristi Noem - Hemp

Image: Governor Kristi Noem via Facebook Legislation that would legalize and regulate hemp in South Dakota has again made it to the Governor’s desk. Perhaps it will have better luck this time around. It was just over a year ago that another bill that would have allowed industrial hemp to be grown and processed in …

South Dakota Gets Funds for Hemp Program, Bill Clears Another Hurdle - Hemp Grower

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a 15-page report to Congress as well as a public update about its progress toward regulating cannabidiol (CBD) in food and other products. In its report to Congress, the FDA says it’s “actively considering potential pathways for certain CBD products to be marketed as dietary supplements” …

Newly Developed Scanner Can Instantly Distinguish Hemp From Cannabis - Hemp Grower

Even as access to cannabis rapidly increases across the nation, in perusing local dispensary menus, product packaging and consumer coverage online one might forget that Cannabis sativa L. is more than a sum of two ingredients: THC and CBD. But a study published this week in Molecules, helps to shed a little light on one of the many …

GOP lawmakers see possible compromise with GOP governor on South Dakota hemp - KELOLAND.com

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Drug lockers for law enforcement need updating no matter what happens on legalizing low-THC hemp in South Dakota, several top Republican lawmakers said Thursday. The state Senate is scheduled to vote either Thursday or Monday on HB 1008, which the House of Representatives has already approved 54-12. Governor Kristi Noem, a …

South Dakota governor and lawmakers disagree on costs of legalizing hemp - The Boston Globe

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota lawmakers and Governor Kristi Noem floated vastly different cost estimates for legalizing industrial hemp on Tuesday, presenting a final hang-up to the resolution of their year-long dispute. The governor’s office argued that the legalization of industrial hemp would fundamentally change how the state enforces its marijuana laws and required an …

South Dakota bill to legalize industrial hemp moves forward - Kotatv

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) – A bill that would legalize industrial hemp in South Dakota has one more hurdle before it can make its way to the governor’s desk. House Bill 1008 aims to legalize the growth, production and transportation of industrial hemp in the state. The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee unanimously …

Hemp bill deferred to Thursday in South Dakota Senate - The Daily Republic

PIERRE, S.D. — A bill that would legalize the growth and production of industrial hemp and derivative products in South Dakota has been deferred until Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Senate. According to the bill, hemp operations would need to be grown outdoors on at least five continuous acres. No indoor growing is allowed at …

South Dakota hemp bill approved by House committee with Noem's support - KTIV

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota House committee on Thursday unanimously approved a bill to allow industrial hemp in South Dakota. The proposal would legalize and regulate the growth, processing and transportation of hemp in the state. The bill’s advancement to the House floor marked progress on an issue that was the subject of …