Legislators consider vetoes from Gov. Kristi Noem on March 27, 2023, at the Capitol in Pierre. (Joshua Haiar/South Dakota Searchlight)

Hemp and crypto bills fall as legislators sustain Noem vetoes

BY: - March 27, 2023

PIERRE — Lawmakers debated the future of money and the amount of an intoxicating compound that should be allowed in industrial hemp, but they failed to override any of Gov. Kristi Noem’s vetoes Monday at the Capitol. None of the four bills up for override votes received the necessary two-thirds majority. Legislators also failed to […]

Hemp grows at Papa G’s Organic Hemp Farm in Crawford County, Indiana, in 2022. (NRCS photo by Brandon O’Connor)

Noem vetoes bill that would increase THC limits for hemp processing

BY: - March 23, 2023

Gov. Kristi Noem vetoed a bill Thursday that would increase the amount of THC that industrial hemp processors can have in their products. THC is short for tetrahydrocannabinol, the compound in cannabis plants that produces a high when present in sufficient amounts. Hemp, unlike its cousin marijuana, is low in THC. Hemp plants can be […]