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Wednesday June 26, 2019


Industrial Hemp student committee to meet

PIERRE – The Industrial Hemp Study Committee, chaired by Representative Lee Qualm (R-Platte), will hold its first meeting on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. (CT) in Room 414 of the State Capitol in Pierre, South Dakota.
The Legislature’s Executive Board selected the Industrial Hemp Study as one of the legislative studies to be conducted during the 2019 interim. The scope of the committee is to study the regulation and cost of implementing an industrial hemp program in South Dakota. The committee will look at the economic impacts of the production and sale of industrial hemp; the potential costs or challenges for law enforcement; and the requirements for registration, licenses, permits, seed certification and access.
In addition to Representative Qualm, committee members are Senator Rocky Blare (R-Ideal), Vice Chair; Representatives Shawn Bordeaux (D-Mission), Bob Glanzer (R-Huron), Tim Goodwin (R-Rapid City), Randy Gross (R-Elkton), Oren Lesmeister (D-Parade), Nancy York (R-Watertown); and Senators Red Dawn Foster (D-Pine Ridge), Joshua Klumb (R-Mount Vernon), and Reynold Nesiba (D-Sioux Falls).




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