Medicinal Pot Rules Approved For SD Public Schools

     The South Dakota Legislature’s Rules Review Committee has approved rules proposed by the state Dept of Education for allowing prescribed medical marijuana in public schools. 

     The board’s first version had been rejected by the committee last month, leading to revisions that struck language making the rules apply to private schools as well as public schools.

        The government is tasked with setting up a medical marijuana program under a law voters passed last year, but the rollout has struggled