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  1. Ron Strider

    Colorado's Largest Pot Shop Aids Hurricane Relief Efforts

    Native Roots, the largest U.S. marijuana dispensary, will donate $15,750 and collected supplies to aid those affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The company dubbed Sept. 15 as 5 percent Donation Day earmarking the percentage of revenue from all 19 of its retail locations across...
  2. Ron Strider

    Native American Marijuana Hits Nevada, And It's Tax Free

    A tribal Cannabis consulting firm in Nevada has helped arrange key compacts with Native American tribes. Tribal Cannabis Consulting (TCC) is a national consulting firm specializing in Native American cannabis policy. It successfully established the first cannabis compacts between the Nevada...
  3. Ron Strider

    New Mexico's Contentious 'Pot Powwow'

    A cannabis company believes the pot industry could save tribal nations from poverty. But many argue it would only make a drug problem worse. "You going to Gathering this year?" Most Native people have heard this question. Short for the Gathering of Nations, the "Gathering" is the largest...
  4. Ron Strider

    Pot Casino? Native American Tribe Sparks Marijuana Business -- Tax Free

    With medical marijuana legal in most states and recreational marijuana in a growing number, there is still much talk about taxing the profits. Some fear that the industry will be taxed to death, and that the continuing federal tax problems of section 280E of the tax code, the industry faces a...
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    Will Marijuana Be A Bigger, Better Industry For Native Americans Than Casinos?

    Native American tribes are looking toward cannabis as their next big industry now that the green rush is here to stay. California company CannaNative is partnering or consulting with hundreds of tribes across Indian Country, including the Navajo Nation - the largest federally recognized tribe -...
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    The Navajo Hope To Begin Growing Industrial Hemp On Native Land By 2017

    The Navajo Tribe is hoping to begin growing industrial hemp on its native lands next year, but there are numerous hurdles to be cleared before the first seeds can be planted. The tribe has signed a resolution and entered into the final stages of an agreement with Native American-owned...
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    Hemp May Be Next Gold Mine For Native American Tribes

    Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same. Under U.S. law, hemp - which comes from the same family of plants that produce marijuana - can be...
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    Native American Church Fights For Right To Use Cannabis & Peyote

    The owners of a marijuana dispensary raided last month in 'the OC', the California county known as Orange, now say the premises was becoming a church that uses cannabis as part of its ceremonies. Attorney Matthew Pappas said the Oklevueha Native American Church was in the process of turning...