Jeff Doctor, executive director of the National Indian Cannabis Coalition, gives insight to the industry opportunities that are available when working with the NICC and tribal governments.
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On Nov. 28, 2016, the United States Supreme Court refused to take up an appeal filed by a Native American church in Hawaii that was seeking exemption from federal marijuana laws, upholding a previous decision made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
It seems everyone knows about the memo that created the opportunity for Indian Nations to participate in the legal cannabis industry, but how does this co-exist with other state and federal laws?
Native American-owned CannaNative LLC said on Monday it was in final talks with the Navajo Nation, the largest federally recognized tribe, to grow industrial hemp.
On Aug. 15, 2016, two consultants hired by the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to open a marijuana resort in South Dakota entered opposing pleas to drug charges at the Moody County Courthouse.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC PINK: MJNA) and its subsidiary HempMeds® announced today a partnership with CannaNative™, LLC (“CannaNative™”) to produce the first-ever cannabis product line for the Native American marketplace.
FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s top prosecutor charged two consultants who worked with a Native American tribe on its plans to open the nation’s first marijuana resort with drug offenses, accusing them of having seeds shipped from the Netherlands hidden in CD cases and sewn into clothing.
According to the Associated Press, members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have voted to approve a project to construct a marijuana cultivation facility on their reservation in Oregon.
At 4:20 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2015, the Squaxin Island Tribe opened its retail marijuana store, “Elevation.” The shop is reportedly the first tribal recreational marijuana store to operate under a compact with Washington state.
SEATTLE, June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Native American Indian Tribes will benefit from a new national company which will partner and assist in producing high grade marijuana products.
For the residents of Alaska, marijuana prohibition has finally ended. On Tuesday, February 25, 2015, the state’s new laws regarding recreational marijuana officially went into effect.
In December 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice released a legal memorandum which announced the adoption of a new policy that affects Native American tribes, considered sovereign nations by the government.
With recent support of recreational and medicinal marijuana use sweeping the states, First Nation communities are exploring the economical advantages and social implications of growing cannabis.