Tag Archives: Industrial hemp

St. Croix Chippewa Suit on Hemp

Here is the complaint in St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin v. Schimel (W.D. Wis.): FINAL Complaint St. Croix 18-CV-88 copy

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White Plume Family Prevails in Industrial Hemp Claim

Here are the materials in United States v. White Plume (D.S.D.): 125 Motion to Vacate 136 US Opposition 137 Reply 140 Oglala Sioux Tribe Amicus Brief 143 DCT Order Granting Motion An excerpt: What is material to the court’s analysis … Continue reading

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U.S. Brief in Support of Dismissing Menominee’s Hemp Claim

Doc. 16 – Defendants’ Memorandum in Support of Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Previous coverage and court documents here and here.

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Menominee Tribe Files Complaint Against DEA and DOJ

Doc. 1 – Complaint for Declaratory Judgment Previous post concerning raid on the Menominee Indian Reservation here. The Menominee Tribe is seeking a court decision on whether the Tribe’s college can grow hemp under its own law and under the Agricultural … Continue reading

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Federal Agents Raid Menominee Tribe

U.S. News report here. Search warrant and affidavits (PDF) here. The Tribe is being accused of growing hemp plants with too much THC in them, but the Tribe says they were upfront to the Feds about seedlings they received for industrial hemp research: … Continue reading

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Challenge to Federal Criminalization of Hemp – D. N.D.

A federal district court in North Dakota granted the government’s motion to dismiss a claim that the United States ban on industrial hemp is unconstitutional. Here is the opinion: Monson v. DEA Opinion The opinion relied in part on the … Continue reading

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