Rolling out the medical marijuana industry in the Black Hills

Written by on April 1, 2023

Since July 1, 2021 when medical cannabis became legal in South Dakota a new industry has begun to form in the Black Hills. The region boasts 33 dispensaries, eight cultivation farms and five manufacturing facilities despite the mere 8,700 cardholders across the state — a total of less than 1% of its population. With a limited customer base, companies are competing to assert themselves as lasting players in the fledgling industry.

Though current demand for medical marijuana is fairly low relative to supply, this is expected to change. At a rate of about 200 per week, the . . .

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