Medical, recreational marijuana on November 3 ballot
September 16, 2020
By Dana Hess
For the S.D.
South Dakota voters aren’t seeing double; marijuana is on the ballot twice in 2020.
Initiated Measure 26 lays out the parameters for starting and running a medical marijuana program. Constitutional Amendment A takes an omnibus approach, calling on the Legislature to make rules for medical marijuana and setting the standards for legalizing the use of recreational marijuana.
Organizers for the two ballot measures say that they complement each other, and that the passage of Amendment A would protect the initiated measure from meddling by the L...