South Dakota was one of five states to vote for cannabis-focused ballot initiatives during November elections, with around 54% of voters supporting it.
Now, instead of implementing the new law and setting up regulations for the burgeoning industry, a state judge says the measure is unconstitutional.
The initiative violates the Mount Rushmore State’s requirement that constitutional amendments deal with just one subject, circuit judge Christina Klinger ruled (h/t the Associated Press).
“Amendment A is a revision as it has far-reaching effects on the basic nature of South Dakota’s governmental system,” Klinger, wrote in her ruling.
Klinger was appointed as a circuit court judge by …