DOH sets hearing for proposed medical cannabis rules

PIERRE, S.D. — As the November deadline for proposed laws concerning legalized medical cannabis approaches, the South Dakota Department of Health is holding a public hearing to consider the adoption and amendment of proposed rules for South Dakota medical cannabis program.

The hearing will be held on Aug. 18, 2021 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. CDT, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. MDT in Conference Room 3 of the Kneip Building, 700 Governor’s Drive in Pierre. Anyone interested in testifying for or against the proposed rules may do so by appearing in person or remotely at the hearing.

To testify remotely, you must register by Aug. 13, 2021 by clicking here.

If you cannot make it in person or remotely, written comments and materials must reach the South Dakota Department of Health — 600 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, South Dakota 57501 — by Aug. 28, 2021.

After the hearing, the DOH will consider all written and oral comments.

The building is physically accessible for any individuals with disabilities who plan on attending in person. However, the DOH does ask to be notified at least 48 hours before the hearing if you have special needs for which special arrangements must be made. To make special arrangements, call (605) 773-3361.

For more information on the South Dakota medical cannabis program, please visit medcannabis.sd.gov.

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