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July 11, 2016
North Dakota medical pot backers submit signatures
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of a ballot initiative campaign that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes turned in about 17,600 signatures Monday, saying they were confident their efforts would put the issue to a statewide vote. Backers of the so-called North Dakota...
July 11, 2016 - 3:27pm
May 17, 2016
Three southwest Minnesota man sentenced for California to South Dakota marijuana operation
SIOUX FALLS -- Three Worthington, Minn., men who ran an extensive marijuana operation bringing pot from California to the Sioux Falls area to sell have been sentenced in federal court in South Dakota. Law officers believe at least 500 pounds of marijuana was sold in the operation....
May 17, 2016 - 4:42pm
March 11, 2016
Sioux Falls police dog sniffs out 6 pounds of marijuana
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls police dog helped intercept 6 pounds of marijuana someone tried to send through the mail. A mail inspector at the postal processing facility in Sioux Falls reported a suspicious package last week. Canine officer Rio inspected it this week and sniffed...
March 11, 2016 - 12:42pm
March 10, 2016
Family dismayed by vote to block seizure-disorder treatment
PIERRE (AP) — George Hendrickson watched earlier this week as his immediate hopes for treating his young son with a non-intoxicating compound in marijuana went down with a bill in the state Legislature. House lawmakers blocked a measure that would have allowed doctors to prescribe...
March 10, 2016 - 4:31pm
March 9, 2016
House blocks marijuana-related seizure disorder treatment
PIERRE (AP) — The state House has blocked a bill that would have allowed people with severe seizure disorders to use a compound in marijuana for treatment. The chamber's 25-43 vote means the bill won't advance to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. It had passed through the Senate. The bill would...
March 9, 2016 - 1:04pm
February 3, 2016
Secretary of state rejects medical marijuana ballot measure
PIERRE (AP) — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says her office has rejected a ballot measure to allow people with serious medical conditions to use marijuana. Krebs said Wednesday that supporters didn't turn in enough valid signatures to put the measure before voters. The proposal...
February 3, 2016 - 6:41pm
November 9, 2015
South Dakota tribe burned pot crop for fear of federal raid
FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota American Indian tribe that sought to open the nation's first marijuana resort burned its crop after federal officials signaled a potential raid, the tribal president said Monday. Flandreau Santee Sioux President Anthony Reider told The Associated...
November 9, 2015 - 7:55pm
October 10, 2015
Tribe starts growing plants for 'marijuana resort' in southeast South Dakota
FLANDREAU—The marijuana plants are already growing in a remodeled building on the Flandreau Santee Sioux reservation as the southeast South...
October 10, 2015 - 10:18am
October 2, 2015
Montana man brings 30 pounds of marijuana to SD
A Montana man was arrested in Lyman County with possession of 30 pounds of marijuana. Andrew Brazill, 28, of Butte, Mont., was pulled over by South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Brian Biehl on Sept.
October 2, 2015 - 11:02am
September 29, 2015
South Dakota tribe to open nation's 1st marijuana resort
FLANDREAU (AP) — The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head...
September 29, 2015 - 11:09am
August 27, 2015
Flandreau tribe says marijuana not behind city police split
FLANDREAU (AP) — The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's decision to end a longstanding policing agreement with the city of Flandreau predated the tribe's decision to legalize marijuana, a tribal attorney says. Inadequate policing and the city's poor relationship with the tribe...
August 27, 2015 - 10:23am
August 14, 2015
Ohio sets November vote on legalizing marijuana
Ohio voters will decide in November whether to legalize marijuana use for treating illnesses and for getting high. Secretary of State Jon...
August 14, 2015 - 3:33pm
August 13, 2015
Groton man in large marijuana bust gets 10 years in prison
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Groton man accused of having more than 7 pounds of marijuana worth about $40,000 at his farm and business has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison. Forty-five-year-old Timothy Thurston was arrested last December and later pleaded guilty to possessing...
August 13, 2015 - 3:24pm
August 11, 2015
Mitchell man arrested for possession with intent to distribute
A Mitchell man is accused of possession with an intent to distribute marijuana. Tyler Melmer, 20, was pulled over on July 17 after he ran a stop sign on Second Avenue in Mitchell, according to court documents. Law enforcement smelled burnt marijuana in the vehicle. Melmer admitted...
August 11, 2015 - 4:18pm
August 6, 2015
Puddle of Mudd singer accused of DUI after stop near Sturgis
STURGIS (AP) — Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin faces his second DUI charge in less than two weeks, this time in South Dakota near the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. A state Highway Patrol trooper pulled Scantlin over early Wednesday for a traffic violation east of Sturgis. The...
August 6, 2015 - 1:54pm