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June 26, 2015
OPINION: 'Rolling their own' in the Triangle Bar
I read a news piece about the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe's initiative to legalize marijuana, and I thought immediately about the Triangle Bar in Minneapolis. That's the place I first saw someone smoke dope. That was the place I first realized people actually did smoke dope. Up...
June 26, 2015 - 3:56pm
Two accused of intent to distribute marijuana
Two people are accused of possession with intent to distribute less than 1 ounce of marijuana. Mellissa Shepard, 24, and William Thorpe, 27, were arrested June 17 after law enforcement executed a search warrant at their residence. According to court documents, officers found documents...
June 26, 2015 - 12:54pm
June 25, 2015
SD Indian tribe signs contract with marijuana growing group
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An Indian tribe in South Dakota that plans to start selling marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes envisions...
June 25, 2015 - 11:45am
June 19, 2015
5 arrested for pot in Rapid City part of Rainbow Gathering
RAPID CITY (AP) — Several people in Rapid City who are in the state for a proposed counterculture gathering are facing drug-related charges. The Rapid City Journal reports police found two ounces of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and marijuana wax in a car with five people in...
June 19, 2015 - 10:37am
Delware governor signs bill decriminalizing marijuana
Delaware Governor Jack Markell has signed into law a bill decriminalizing possession and private use of small amounts of marijuana, following...
June 19, 2015 - 8:39am
June 16, 2015
Indian tribe in South Dakota moves to legalize marijuana
FLANDREAU (AP) — An American Indian tribe in eastern South Dakota has approved selling and using marijuana on tribal lands. KELO-TV and...
June 16, 2015 - 11:37am
June 15, 2015
Oglala tribal member says he should be allowed to grow hemp
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Alex White Plume thought his decade-long wait to produce industrial hemp on a South Dakota Indian reservation was ending when the federal government softened its stance on marijuana enforcement and lawmakers expanded the development of hemp under certain circumstances. But...
June 15, 2015 - 10:55am
June 14, 2015
Dakotas tribal leaders pitching pot as economic opportunity
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Marijuana companies in California and Colorado have tabbed prominent American Indian leaders from the Dakotas to help prod tribes across the nation into the pot business. Tex Hall, the former chairman of the oil-rich Three Affiliated Tribes, and Robert...
June 14, 2015 - 3:53pm
June 2, 2015
Immigration policy played role in Guevara death, says attorney general
States do not have enough control on immigration policy, which likely played a role in the murder of a young girl in 2009 in Hanson County. That's...
June 2, 2015 - 4:48pm
May 12, 2015
2 adults, boy arrested in SD after boy takes pot to school
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota say a 9-year-old boy, his mother and stepfather have been arrested on drug charges after police discovered that the boy took a baggie with marijuana to school. Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens says staff members at the...
May 12, 2015 - 2:01pm
May 6, 2015
2 arrested for drugs at Fort Randall hotel
PICKSTOWN — Two California men are accused of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana in a Charles Mix County hotel this week. Demetrious Williams, 25, of Elk Grove, Calif., and Aaron Young, 23, of Sacramento, Calif., were arrested Sunday at the Fort Randall Casino hotel after...
May 6, 2015 - 3:56pm
2 arrested for drugs at Fort Randall hotel
Two California men are accused of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana in a Charles Mix County hotel this week. Demetrious Williams, 25, of Elk Grove, Calif., and Aaron Young, 23, of Sacramento, Calif., were arrested Sunday at the Fort Randall Casino hotel after law enforcement...
May 6, 2015 - 3:02pm
May 5, 2015
Justices seek U.S. government's views on Colorado marijuana law
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked President Barack Obama's administration for its views on a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma against...
May 5, 2015 - 2:37pm
April 30, 2015
June trial scheduled in large drug bust in Groton
ABERDEEN (AP) — A Groton man accused of having 7 pounds of marijuana at his farm and business is set for trial in about a month. The American News reports that 45-year-old Timothy Thurston's trial on felony drug possession charges has been scheduled to begin June 8. Thurston...
April 30, 2015 - 1:53pm
April 28, 2015
Drugs found in car of high school student; teen arrested
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls high school student is facing felony charges after police found marijuana and hydrocodone pills in his car. Police spokesman Sam Clemens says the car of the 17-year-old was searched after a drug-sniffing dog alerted officers to the car during...
April 28, 2015 - 3:19pm