Several of South Dakota's tribes are petitioning for USDA approval to grow hemp given it's legal federally. It's been billed as a crop that could save some of South Dakota's farms if they're allowed to grow it.
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A Native American tribe that planned to open the first marijuana resort in the U.S. announced over the weekend that it was destroying its crop and temporarily suspending the plans in South Dakota while leaders sought legal guidance from the federal gov.
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe announced Friday that it has received clearance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin growing industrial hemp.