Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe wins agreement over hemp and state jurisdiction


The state of Wisconsin is promising not to interfere with the St. Croix Chippewa Indians as the tribe moves forward with a hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) business.

A consent decree entered in federal court on Tuesday confirms that the state lacks jurisdiction on the reservation. The agreement comes just a few months after the tribe filed a lawsuit to protect its sovereignty.


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