Nebraska Tribe Interested In Growing Marijuana

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

NEBRASKA: About an hour and half north of the city of Omaha, 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. KETV reports, historical issues such as poverty and unemployment have reached critical levels. “Right now, Read the full article…

After Federal Raids, U.S. Tribes Cautioned About Marijuana

NEW MEXICO: 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. Federal raids on tribal cannabis operations in California followed by a South Dakota tribe’s move this month to burn its crop amid fears it could Read the full article…

These Native American Tribes Legalized Weed, But That Didn’t Stop Them From Getting Raided By The Feds

California's drought is believed to be the worst in 1,200 years.

CALIFORNIA:  In the foggy early morning hours of Wednesday, July 8, special agents from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement descended on the Pit River Tribe’s XL Ranch and the Alturas Indian Rancheria in northeastern California, seizing 12,000 marijuana plants and 100 pounds of processed pot from the Read the full article…

Tribe’s OK Of Marijuana Brings South Dakota AG Warning

While the cultivation, sale and possession of marijuana might be legal on a Native American Reservation, South Dakota law still bans it off reservation and for non-Natives.

SOUTH DAKOTA:  The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in eastern South Dakota plans to sell marijuana by Jan. 1; but that prompts a warning from the SD attorney general that tribal laws won’t protect non-Native Americans, nor anyone off tribal land. The Santee Sioux will grow marijuana at one site; hopefully earning a monthly profit of Read the full article…

Penticton Indian Band Considers Medical Marijuana Cultivation

Penticton Indian Band members put the cultivation of medical marijuana on the list because some band members are using it for healing.

CANADA:  The Penticton Indian Band is looking into cultivating medical marijuana on their land, after being contacted by a company interested in doing so. Chief Jonathan Kruger said they were recently approached by Kaneh Bosm BioTechnology to see if the band was interested in doing a joint venture. “The PIB is going through a land Read the full article…