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Legislation Title
An Action Relating to Resources and Development, Health, Education and Human Services, Law and Order and Naabik’íyáti’ Committees; Opposing Decriminalizing the Recreational Use of Peyote and Urging All States to Limit the Non-Criminal Use of Peyote to Religious Purposed; and Opposing the Inclusion of Peyote on the California Senate Bill 519 List of Substances to be Decriminalized
Legislation Description
This resolution, if approved, will provide the Navajo Nation’s firm position of opposing the efforts or any attempt made by states in decriminalizing the recreational use of peyote (lophophora williamsii) which contains the natural hallucinogenic drug mescaline, and urging states to limit its use to the Native American Church religion, similar to federal law – 42 U.S.C. § 1996a.
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06/14/2022, 09:14 am Julissa Johnson 0100-22.PDF