Fort Pierre sets medical marijuana public hearing set for June 7

FORT PIERRE, S.D.(DRGNews)- With only two items on the agenda– medical marijuana and malt beverages– a special Fort Pierre City Council meeting Thursday took about five minutes.

City finance officer Roxanne Heezen says they’ll hold a public hearing on a proposed Medical Cannabis Ordinance at their June 7 meeting.

Mayor Gloria Hanson explains why there’s a short timeline to establish an ordinance.