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Activists Denounce DEA Plan to Ban Hemp Foods, Federal Raid on Pine Ridge Reservation

Posted on September 4, 2000

Who: Ralph Nader & Other Industrial Hemp Supporters

What: Press Conference

When: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 9:30 a.m.

Where: National Press Club West Room

Details: Andy Kerr and Jeff Gain, board members of the North American Industrial Hemp Council (NAIHC), as well as Joe American Horse will be available afterward to answer questions. Andy Kerr is the former executive director of the Oregon Natural Resources Council, best known for having brought you the spotted owl.

Jeff Gain is the former CEO of the National Corn Growers and American Soybean Association. Joe American Horse is a tribal member of the Pine Ridge Lakota Reservation where armed federal agents recently raided an industrial-grade hemp field.

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