Wisconsin Indian tribe: We won’t plant any more hemp — for now

Wisconsin Indian tribe grows hemp. DEA raids their crop last year. The latest on the story:

  • The Menominee tribe in Wisconsin is awaiting ruling in a lawsuit against the federal DEA after their crop was destroyed in a raid last fall that the judge calls “heavy-handed.”
  • The leader of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin says it won’t plant a new crop of industrial hemp until a federal judge resolves the tribe’s lawsuit against the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.
  • The tribe wants to explore the cultivation of hemp as a way to boost the struggling economy on its reservation near Shawano in northeastern Wisconsin.

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@cannabist: “Wisconsin Indian tribe grows hemp. DEA raids their crop last year. The latest on the story:”


A Wisconsin Indian tribe, the Menominee, won’t plant a new crop of hemp until a federal judge resolves the tribe’s lawsuit against the DEA.


Wisconsin Indian tribe: We won’t plant any more hemp — for now

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