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Ho-Chunk Nation Votes To Nix Marijuana Ban

Law360, New York (September 21, 2015, 5:57 PM EDT) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation on Saturday signed off on a measure to end a policy making the use and sale of marijuana on tribal land illegal, joining several other Native American tribes in taking aim at the nationally divisive issue.

The tribe’s general council voted 63 percent to 33.9 percent — 3.1 percent of voters abstained — to approve the proposal at an event held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The resolution does not legalize marijuana or the sale of marijuana on tribal land,...
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