Could Nevada's tribal lands be the next marijuana frontier? - Cannabis News

Tribal lands could be the next frontier for the marijuana industry in Nevada.

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Could Nevada's tribal lands be the next marijuana frontier? - Cannabis News

Tribal lands could be the next frontier for the marijuana industry in Nevada.

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New Mexico Tribe Puts Up Land for $160M Medicinal Greenhouse – Cannabis News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana.

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Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes – Cannabis News

Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same.

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Symposium to Explore Economic Opportunity of Cannabis & Hemp Production in Indian Country – Cannabis News

The symposium is targeted at tribal leaders, regulators, attorneys, investors, and anyone wanting to know more about the new economic opportunity for Indian country.

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Hemp: The Next Big Cash Crop for Tribes? – Cannabis News

Every part of the hemp plant has great market value‒the seeds, stalks, leaves and hurd (the woody core of the stalk). Traditionally, Natives used hemp to make medicinal salve, fishing nets and clothing.

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Las Vegas Paiutes’ newest venture: medical marijuana – Marijuana News

The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe already runs a smoke shop downtown and a golf course in the northwest valley. Now a third business venture — in medical marijuana — is on the horizon.

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Oregon Warm Springs tribe approves pot sales project – Marijuana News

Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs stand in line Thursday, Dec. 17, waiting to vote on a cannabis cultivation referendum. Image via Jefferson Public Radio

PORTLAND — Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in Central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the reservation.

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Federal raids cool tribal excitement over potential marijuana profits – Marijuana News

Elevation, a recreational marijuana shop on the Squaxin Island Indian Reservation in Washington, opened in November. Image: Island Enterprises, Inc. via Journal Sentinel

Nothing kills a buzz like the sight of federal agents seizing tens of thousands of marijuana plants from a tribe's reservation.

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Omaha Tribe interested in pursuing growing, selling of marijuana to boost economy – Marijuana News

About an hour and half north of the metro, the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska sits on 300 square miles of reservation land stretching into Iowa's Monona County.

"We need jobs," Daniel Webster said, who lives on the reservation.

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Legal experts urge caution as tribes enter pot business – Marijuana News

Consultant Jonathan Hunt checks seedlings growing in the marijuana growing facility on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in September. AP Photo: Jay Pickthorn

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Tribes across the U.S. are finding marijuana is risky business nearly a year after a Justice Department policy indicated they could grow and sell pot under the same guidelines as states.

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Tribe's recreational, medicinal marijuana operation suspended – Marijuana News

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Council president Tony Reider, right, and council treasurer Ryan Kills A Hundred. Image: Barry Amundson, Forum News Service

FLANDREAU, S. D. – A recreational and medicinal marijuana resort planned for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Indian Reservation in southeast South Dakota has been put on hold.

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DEA Raid on Tribe's Cannabis Crop Infuriates and Confuses Reformers

Flag of the Menominee Nation. Image: Xasartha via Wikimedia Commons

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Authorities claim the plants were marijuana, not hemp – but evidence is lacking.

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Where to Stash Cannabis Cash? Tribal Nations Make Bid to Bank It

South Dakota tribe to open nation's 1st marijuana resort

Marijuana plants grow in the new germinating facility on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in Flandreau, S.D. AP Photo: Jay Pickthorn
 
FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota.
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Maine tribe nears deal to develop marijuana cultivation facility

Billy Nicholas, chief of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township. 2007 Associated Press file photo via Portland Press Herald
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A Passamaquoddy leader says a letter of intent with a Colorado consultant is about hemp production, but that could change, and legal gray areas abound.
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Most Indian Tribes Wary of Legalized Marijuana


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