SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The Sioux Falls Metropolis Council selected Tuesday to require any medical marijuana institution to use for a license or allow from the town. However there’s a catch; the allow or license to run such an institution just isn’t going to be accepted till there are guidelines arrange by the state Division of Well being.
“That is the ordinance that would offer the Metropolis with readability on the Metropolis standing associated to the existence of medical hashish institutions throughout the group, through the interim time frame that exists for the state Division of Well being to develop its rules,” metropolis lawyer Stacy Kooistra mentioned.
Nearly 70% of South Dakota voters accepted medical marijuana once they voted sure on Initiated Measure 26 final November. It would go into impact in 16 days on July 1, however making the principles gained’t wrap up till after that. The South Dakota Department of Health’s website says that the division will begin giving out affected person playing cards by November 18.
“I do know we’re in unprecedented instances, and this actually is paving the way in which for a way we deal with this sooner or later,” councilor Christine Erickson mentioned.