recreational marijuana

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Yard signs supporting Initiated Measure 27, piled up in the IM 27 campaign office in Sioux Falls on Nov. 4, 2022. IM 27 sought to legalize adult cannabis use in South Dakota. (John Hult/South Dakota Searchlight)

Johnson: Colorado experience doesn’t square with legal pot fears

BY: - November 7, 2022

Marijuana legalization in Colorado has not had the negative societal effect that opponents of Initiated Measure 27 say it will have on South Dakota if voters pass it on Tuesday. The group against marijuana legalization insinuate that out-of-state drug interests, not South Dakotans who signed petitions, are waging a campaign to endanger our children, families […]

The Sioux Falls office of "Yes on 27," a group backing the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults in South Dakota, as seen on Nov. 4, 2022.

Weed on the ballot: Voters could approve legal marijuana in 5 more states

BY: - November 7, 2022

Midterm voters in five states will determine if they should join the growing list of places where recreational marijuana use is allowed, even as any use of the drug is still illegal under federal law. Referendums to legalize recreational use of marijuana are on Nov. 8 ballots in Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, South Dakota and North […]