Flandreau Sioux Put Marijuana Resort On Hold

The tribe will continue to consult with the federal and state government and hopes to be granted parity with states that have legalized marijuana

SOUTH DAKOTA: The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is temporarily suspending its marijuana cultivation and distributing facilities and is destroying its existing crop as leaders seek clarification on regulations from the federal government, according to the tribe’s lawyer. Seth Pearman said the suspension is pivotal to the continued success of the marijuana venture and that tribal leadership is confident that Read the full article…

South Dakota Tribe To Open Nation’s First Marijuana Resort

"We want it to be an adult playground," said tribal President Anthony Reider. "There's nowhere else in American that has something like this."

SOUTH DAKOTA:  The Santee Sioux tribe has proven its business acumen, running a casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota. Now the small tribe of 400 is undertaking a new venture — opening the nation’s first marijuana resort on its reservation. The experiment could offer a money-making Read the full article…

South Dakota Indian Tribe Signs Deal With Colorado Company To Grow Pot

An Indian tribe in South Dakota that plans to start selling marijuana has chosen a Colorado-based company to grow and distribute the drug on the reservation.

SOUTH DAKOTA:  An Indian tribe in South Dakota that plans to start selling marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes has chosen a Colorado-based company to grow and distribute the drug on the reservation. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe on Wednesday signed a contract with Monarch America, Inc. The company will be responsible for designing the Read the full article…

Flandreau Tribe Votes To Legalize Marijuana

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe has voted to grow and sell marijuana as soon as Fall 2015.

SOUTH DAKOTA:  A South Dakota tribe has voted to grow and sell marijuana as soon as Fall 2015. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe executive committee voted 5-1 Thursday to legalize the growing and use of marijuana on tribal land. Trustee Roxee Johnson was the sole opposition to the ordinance. The marijuana control ordinance will establish Read the full article…