Vermillion to follow Yankton’s guidlines regarding medical marijuana

Local governments across South Dakota are hurrying to get medical marijuana ordinances on the books before it becomes legal on July first.

Vermillion City Manager John Prescott says they borrowed a draft ordinance to use as a framework.

Prescott says they want to limit the number and locations of any medical marijuana dispensaries.

Prescott says they have had some interest in a possible license.

The state Departments of Health and Revenue are in the process of writing rules for medical marijuana.