Alternate Health Announces Cannabis Production Partnership With California Native American Band

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CANADA: Alternate Health has entered into a 30 year joint venture agreement with the Alturas Native Band to support the development, production, research and extraction of CBD’s used to create medicinal products in this state-of-the-art cannabis production facility. According to a company news release, the cannabis produced at this facility will be extracted on-site to create 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…

Will Selling Marijuana Really Help Indian Tribes Prosper?

The Department of Justice announced that it would permit marijuana legalization on Indian reservations, a decision that has perplexed American Indian leaders, who say that the last thing many tribes want is more lax federal law enforcement.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Justice Department is attempting to solve a problem that almost no one knew about with a solution that almost no one asked for. The results — so far, confusion and uncertainty — have been entirely predictable. The department announced this month that it would permit marijuana legalization on 300 or so Indian Read the full article…

How Legalizing Marijuana On Indian Reservations Could End The Prohibition On Pot

In some parts of the country it could soon be easier to legally buy pot than get an abortion.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: This week, the Department of Justice announced that it would let Native American tribes grow or sell marijuana on their reservations, even in states where the drug is still illegal. The decision opens the door to pockets of legal marijuana throughout the country, in addition to the growing number of states that have legalized pot Read the full article…

Native Americans Considering Marijuana Sales

“Given that Sessions has recently reiterated that the Cole Memo is valid, Steve Cook would be wise to maintain the current interpretation and not interfere with the right of states to set and enforce their own marijuana policies," concluded Justin Strekal, Political Director of NORML.

NEW YORK:  New York-area tribes are hashing out whether to grow and sell marijuana on their reservations after a Justice Department announcement that it won’t ban weed on Indian soil. Officials at the Seneca Nation said they’re open to going into the pot business, but don’t want their land marketed as a stoner’s playground. “We Read the full article…

Native Americans Resist Cannabis In Washington

The roughly 10,000-member Yakama Nation has already asserted sovereignty to keep cannabis outlawed on 1.2 million acres of reservation land it controls in central Washington.

WASHINGTON: The burgeoning marijuana industry in Washington will find no allies in The Yakama Nation tribe of Native Americans. According to a report by Reuters earlier this week: The roughly 10,000-member Yakama Nation has already asserted sovereignty to keep cannabis outlawed on 1.2 million acres of reservation land it controls in central Washington’s Yakima Valley. In addition, the Yakama are also seeking to Read the full article…