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Wis. Tribe Sues State For Right To Grow Hemp

Law360 (February 9, 2018, 5:27 PM EST) -- A federally recognized tribe in Wisconsin hit the state’s attorney general with a lawsuit on Thursday in an attempt to go forward with a hemp and nonpsychoactive hemp oil program on its land without the danger of criminal prosecution from state authorities.

The St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin filed a complaint against Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel in federal court saying that the tribe adopted a hemp and cannabidiol — which is derived from industrial hemp — program, but that the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office...
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Case Title

St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin v. Schimel, Brad


Case Number

3:18-cv-00088

Court

Wisconsin Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

William M. Conley

Date Filed

February 8, 2018

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