FLANDREAU, S.D. (KELO) – We’re getting a look inside South Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary. The Native Nations Dispensary is expected to open on July 1st, when medical marijuana is set to become legal in South Dakota. It’s located on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation.
The dispensary on the reservation will be another option for South Dakotans who meet the requirements. The Tribe has been preparing for months. The Attorney General for the Tribe tells us cards from other states will be accepted. It will also be issuing its own cards.
South Dakota’s first dispensary will open to customers on Thursday – inside what was once a police station.
“We will have an intake side where we will check everybody’s ID, we will make sure they have a medical card and then we will buzz them through the door to go into the dispensary side,” COO of Native Nations Cannabis, Jonathan Hunt said.
On the dispensary side you’ll find four spots where you can purchase products.
Work is still underway on the lab and kitchen portion of the building.
“We have a temporary