The St. Croix Chippewa are going against State legislators in Wisconsin to once again bring Hemp Politics to the fore in local news.
The tribe is about to start growing hemp to produce CBD oil to help with a large problem in their community, where many children are suffering from seizures.
At the cost of millions, the Menominee tribe tried to grow the crop in 2015, which on harvesting was taken by the feds and destroyed. The Chippewa have stated that the State law does not apply to them because of federal law giving special benefits to tribes on reservation land.
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