December 6, 2021 4:54 pm

South Dakota Supreme Court rules against pot legalization

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court’s ruling that nullified a voter-passed amendment to the state constitution that would have legalized recreational marijuana use. Gov. Kristi Noem instigated the legal fight to strike down the amendment passed by voters in November. Though the Republican governor opposed…

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New ethics board thrust into South Dakota Gov Kristi Noem inquiry

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The four retired judges who make up South Dakota’s Government Accountability Board usually meet just a handful of times a year, almost entirely unnoticed by the public, and have never advanced a complaint to a public hearing.  They’re now preparing for the high-profile task of weighing whether Gov. Kristi Noem…

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