Sturgis voters put petition out for more than one medical marijuana dispensary license allowed in the county

STURGIS, S.D.(KBHB) – The Meade County Commission met in special session Monday to pass first reading of an ordinance that will update their medical marijuana license procedures.

This follows a petition that was turned in setting up a vote to have the county offer more than one medical marijuana dispensary license.

Commission Assistant Jerry Derr.

Derr says the petition to amend Ordinance 53 was turned in, and enough signatures were verified.

Derr says this Ordinance, numbered 55, if approved, will be ready in case voters approve to amend Ordinance 53. It was approved on a 4-0 first reading Monday. Second reading has been set for July 26th.