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Native Americans Denied Religious Rights

If you cultivate cannabis as spiritual medicine, using it to offer up prayers, you are still subject to arrest and prosecution. But two Native American brothers whose crops were raided last summer passionately disagree – because the name of their tribe, Tuscarora, literally translates to “People of the Hemp.”


“The soldiers got your brothers.”

The women who lived next-door gave Ross Johnson the news. They can be forgiven their assumption. The cops arrived heavily armed, a group task force of 20 federal and local law-enforcement officers – dressed in either camouflage or black, supported by a Border Patrol helicopter. They blocked roads, crept through the woods and surrounded the property of Crandy and Tracy Johnson, all in an effort in to raid their garden, which consists of just 43 cannabis plants.


Ross rushed over to his brothers’ homes, which are next-do


Added: Feb-24-2009 Occurred On: Feb-23-2009
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Tags: native americans denied religious rights, freedom of religion, marijuana, Tuscarora cannabis, johnson brothers, crandy johnson, tracy johnson, ross johnson, dea raids
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