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SB 171 - Authorizes Medical Marijuana - South Dakota Key Vote

Al Novstrup voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (25-43) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Medical Marijuana

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition to use medical marijuana.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a “qualifying patient” to use up to 3 grams of cannabis or a quantity of cannabis products determined by the Department of Health, including edible products, topical products, and oils (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “qualifying patient” as an individual who has been diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition by a licensed health practitioner, including, but not limited to, the following conditions (Sec. 1):
    • Cancer;
    • AIDS;
    • Epilepsy
    • Glaucoma; and
    • Seizures. 
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Medical Marijuana

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition to use medical marijuana.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a “qualifying patient” to use up to 3 grams of cannabis or a quantity of cannabis products determined by the Department of Health, including edible products, topical products, and oils (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “qualifying patient” as an individual who has been diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition by a licensed health practitioner, including, but not limited to, the following conditions (Sec. 1):
    • Cancer;
    • AIDS;
    • Epilepsy
    • Glaucoma; and
    • Seizures. 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Medical Marijuana

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