South Dakota Highway Patrol Accused of Electioneering Against Medical Marijuana

By: Wednesday October 20, 2010 9:40 am

It certainly looks like the South Dakota Highway Patrol is interfering with the state’s medical marijuana ballot initiative, which is in a tight race ahead of November 2.

The campaign for Measure 13, South Dakota’s medical marijuana initiative, called out the state Highway Patrol for a big media push last week around two separate marijuana busts from August that the Patrol tied to out-of-state medical marijuana patients.


Just Say Now Launches New Websites for South Dakota and Oregon Marijuana Measures

By: Thursday October 14, 2010 11:45 am

Arizona, Oregon and South Dakota have medical marijuana measures on the ballot thath have received little attention. These initiatives are being run by people who are really committed state grassroots activists, but they are seriously understaffed and under resourced. So Just Say Now volunteered to help all of them — as well as the Prop 19 campaign — with our phone banking, event, fundraising and email tools.

So if you’ve bought a T-shirt from the Just Say Now store, or you’ve given a donation to the Just Say Now campaign, take a spin at the new South Dakota Measure 13 and Oregon Measure 74 websites and have a look at your handiwork. Because your support made it possible.

Just Say Now Launches Online Phone Banking for Marijuana Reform

By: Friday October 1, 2010 7:24 am

This morning, Just Say Now is proud to announce a new tool to put marijuana reform directly in the hands of activists: online phone banking to identify supporters of marijuana reform before November’s election.

There are thousands of voters in Arizona, California, Oregon, and South Dakota who we need to vote for marijuana reforms. We’re targeting calls to young voters and “surge voters” – people who turned out in 2008 but who are not yet likely to vote in the midterm elections.

Election Day Today! (Sort Of)

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 10:06 am

Technically, today is sort of election day in Ohio, Vermont, Georgia, South Dakota, and Iowa, given that voters can start voting in person for the midterm elections.

Rally for Compassion: South Dakota SSDP Students Show Support for Measure 13, Medical Marijuana

By: Friday September 17, 2010 3:00 pm

SD Coalition for Compassion and SDSU SSDP Joined forces to raise awareness in Brookings, South Dakota.

DC Council Passes Medical Marijuana Law

By: Tuesday May 4, 2010 3:40 pm

Earlier today, the Washington, DC City Council voted unanimously in favor of medical marijuana. The bill will now go to Mayor Adrian Fenty’s desk, where he is expect to sign it. This will add DC to the long list of states that have already approved the use of cannabis for medical purposes.

Late Night: The 49-State Strategy

By: Friday April 2, 2010 8:00 pm

In the end, it is the decision of the South Dakota Democratic Party and its leaders to take their ball and go home, but you really have to wonder what the hell has happened at the national level. Tim Kaine, Bob Menendez, I’m looking at you.

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