Flag of the Menominee Nation. Image: Xasartha via Wikimedia Commons

Steven Nelson ~ U.S. News & World Report ~

Authorities claim the plants were marijuana, not hemp – but evidence is lacking.

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Federal agents swarmed the Menominee Indian tribe's Wisconsin reservation Friday and eradicated 30,000 cannabis plants, confusing and alarming tribal leaders, policy reformers and attorneys who work with other American Indian tribes considering growing marijuana or hemp.
 
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