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10 28, 2022

DCI, Yankton Police and Yankton County Sheriff’s Office seize $100,000 worth of marijuana and marijuana concentrates

Division of Criminal Investigation agents, Yankton Police Department officers and deputies form the Yankton County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a Gayville, S.D., residence on Wednesday, Oct. 26, that resulted in the seizure of 22 pounds of marijuana, 751 grams of concentrated marijuana wax, 95 Nerds Rope Marijuana edible packages, Suboxone, a Ruger SR-556 rifle, a Glock 48 9mm pistol and $6,250 in cash.

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10 24, 2022

ATTORNEY GENERAL RELEASES DRAFT EXPLANATION FOR PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE SOUTH DAKOTA CONSTITUTION

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo has released an Attorney General’s ballot draft explanation for a draft Constitutional Amendment entitled: An Initiated Constitutional Amendment Prohibiting Taxes on Anything Sold for Eating or Drinking.

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10 24, 2022

ATTORNEY GENERAL RELEASES DRAFT EXPLANATION FOR PROPOSED INITIATED MEASURE

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo has released an Attorney General’s ballot draft explanation for a draft Initiated Measure entitled: An Initiated Measure Prohibiting Taxes on Anything Sold for Eating or Drinking.
 

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10 18, 2022

Attorney General Mark Vargo joins bipartisan coalition to regulate pharmacy benefit managers

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo today joined a bipartisan coalition of 35 attorneys general from across the country in an amicus brief to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting Oklahoma’s laws that regulate pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).

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10 07, 2022

Attorney General, DCI Release Rapid City Police Department Officer involved shooting summary

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo and the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Friday released a summary of the July 26, 2022, Rapid City Police Department officer involved shooting. The report found that Marvin Moran Jr. had discharged a firearm in the direction of a police officer before two officers fired and that the officers were justified in using lethal force.

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