It’s hard to find anyone in Pierre who isn’t singing praises for Governor Dennis Daugaard’s reforms of the state’s criminal justice system.
But there are some critics who say current legislation needs to go further when it comes to reforming the state’s heavy handed drug laws.
Emmitt Reistroffer is among those who support the bulk of the Governor’s Public Safety Improvement Act. But, he is also an advocate for the reformation of marijuana laws. His organization, South Dakota Families First is lobbying to see the act go further in reducing penalties for marijuana use.