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Hoopa Valley Tribe places marijuana referendum on April ballot






A view of the Hoopa Valley Reservation in northern California. Photo from Facebook

Members of the Hoopa Valley Tribe of California will vote on a marijuana referendum in April.

Tribal law currently bars the cultivation of marijuana The reservation has been affected by illegal farms that contribute to environmental waste.

But after the Department of Justice issued a policy that could lead to legal marijuana in Indian Country, tribal members circulated a petition to put the issue to a vote. The issue will appear on the April 28 ballot.

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Relevant Documents:
Department of Justice Policy Statement Regarding Marijuana Issues in Indian Country (October 2014)

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