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 •  September 12

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a judge has upheld his explanation of a proposed ballot measure that would cap the amount state agencies could pay for prescription drugs. Jackley said Tuesday that Circuit Court Judge Mark Barnett denied a request to have his office rewrite the explanation. Drug companies challenged the...

Keloland

 •  September 2

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) Industry groups have filed a court challenge to the South Dakota attorney general's explanation of a ballot question that would cap how much state agencies could pay for prescription drugs. South Dakota Biotech and Washington-based Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America are asking a judge to direct Attorney General...

Keloland

 •  August 24

Pierre (AP) South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for a proposed ballot measure that would cap the prices state agencies could pay for prescription drugs. Jackley's office said Wednesday that the explanation has been filed with the secretary of state's office. The measure would impose a price limit on state drug...

Keloland

 •  July 28

For the first time, the federal government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren’t so addictive. U.S. Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb on Friday directed the agency’s staff to develop new regulations on nicotine. The FDA has had the power since 2009 to regulate nicotine levels but hasn’t done so. Stocks...