There was another ballot measure that the state Legislative Research Council just finished reviewing. And, I have to say that I don’t think anyone saw this one coming. Former US Attorney Brendan Johnson submitted a measure to LRC to rejigger our state constitution to decriminalize pot use.
Yes. You read that correctly. Brendan Johnson submitted a measure for review trying to put pot smoking in the State Constitution.
I would have to think he’s representing someone who wants to do this, because adding illegal drugs to the South Dakota State Constitution is a screwy idea to start, and not something you would expect from someone viewed as one of the Democrat party’s top future prospects.
But here it is.