YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Senator Craig Kennedy of Yankton has introduced a bill that would change the penalties for illegal drug use.
Kennedy says current laws don’t do a good job of helping people with a drug problem.
Kennedy says there are multiple impacts from that severe of a penalty.
Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has said he opposed the change to a misdemeanor. Kennedy’s bill has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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