Vice Squad
Sunday, February 22, 2004
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Will Not Hold Alcohol Referendum

In the final chapter (for the time being) in a case that Vice Squad has been following, anti-alcohol forces showed up in force and the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council voted 10-2 not to hold a referendum on legalizing alcohol sales on the Pine Ridge (South Dakota) Indian Reservation. Problems with alcohol are endemic on the reservation, despite the ban on sales.

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