This past June, the Flandreau Santee Sioux legalized the possession, consumption, cultivation and distribution of marijuana. This is in preparation for the tribe’s yearlong project of building the first-ever marijuana resort on a reservation.
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Tex “Red-Tipped Arrow” Hall, a former Chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation, could be spearheading a movement to establish cannabis businesses among Native American tribes.
It seems like the key to moving forward with this is to do it very deliberately, like with the bill that was just passed in Washington. This bill opens up a process for Native American tribes to work hand in hand with the state of Washington regarding the sale and distribution of marijuana.
Tribal leaders from all over the United States attended the first ever Tribal Marijuana Conference in Seattle on February 27, 2015, to discuss the possibilities of commercial marijuana.