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  1. Ron Strider

    SD: Tribe's Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine, Court Costs

    A cannabis cultivation expert who was prosecuted in South Dakota after working with a Native American tribe trying to open the nation's first marijuana resort will see his drug case dismissed. A sentence handed down Tuesday for Jonathan Hunt caps the state's prosecution of two consultants...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Tribal Group Sues San Joaquin County Over Hemp Grow

    A Nevada-based tribe is suing the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, as well as the county's counsel and the Drug Enforcement Agency, over the removal of 26 acres of what it's calling industrial hemp. Court papers obtained by KCRA show that the tribe is asking for a temporary...
  3. Ron Strider

    Wisconsin Lawmakers To Consider Whether State Is Open For Industrial Hemp Business

    A legislative committee is set to vote on a bill that would allow Wisconsin farmers to grow hemp. The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Small Business and Tourism is scheduled to vote on the measure Wednesday morning. The bill calls for the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and...
  4. Ron Strider

    WA: Colville Tribes Enters Growing Hemp Industry

    The Colville Confederated Tribes is now the first tribe with a permit to grow hemp, and growing some of the only hemp in the United States today. The U.S. hemp industry is estimated to have brought in $688 million in revenue in 2016 and has been steadily growing by about 25 percent a year...
  5. Ron Strider

    SD GOP AG Foiled In Bid To Persecute Tribal Pot Consultant For Political Advantage

    South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley (R) thought he had the perfect case to help burnish his tough-on-pot prosecutorial credentials as he eyes the governorship in the socially conservative state. It didn't work out that way, though. Eric Hagen, who was set to be sacrificed on the altar...
  6. Ron Strider

    SD: Winners, Losers In Wake Of Flandreau Marijuana Trial

    It took a Moody County jury just two hours on Wednesday to acquit a former consultant of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe on marijuana charges. The two hours included lunch. The quick decision left some in the state's legal community perplexed, especially those who felt the state had a...
  7. Ron Strider

    SD: Marijuana Trial Gets Tense As Defendant Takes Stand

    A prosecutor on Tuesday tried repeatedly to tie a consultant to the day-to-day management of a marijuana grow room on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation, but consultant Eric Hagen said he only visited the facility three times. Hagen, the president of Monarch America, is on trial on state...
  8. Ron Strider

    South Dakota: Argus Leader Reporter Subpoenaed In Tribal Marijuana Case

    Prosecutors plan to call a Sioux Falls Argus Leader reporter as a witness in a trial related to a marijuana operation that the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe attempted to start, and the newspaper has objected. The attorney general's office has subpoenaed Dana Ferguson to testify in the upcoming...
  9. Ron Strider

    Gambling Gone Bust, Tribe Turns To Marijuana Farming

    A small Indian tribe in a remote stretch of San Diego County has traded in its failed dream of casino riches for what could be the next big payout: marijuana cultivation. The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel – which shuttered its 35,000-square-foot gambling hall in February 2014, buried under $50...
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    NV: Paiute Tribe Close To Launching Large-Scale Marijuana Operation

    Las Vegas - Marijuana is about to become big business in Nevada, and you might be surprised to find out who's taking advantage. The Paiute Native American tribe in Las Vegas plans to capitalize on the opportunity by starting a large-scale marijuana operation that goes "from seed to sell."...
  11. K

    CA: Tribes Advised To Tread Cautiously On Marijuana

    This summer, the Big Valley Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians - headquartered along the shores of Clear Lake in Northern California - did something rare. Its chairman signed a memo of understanding with a Colorado-based company for the possible "cultivation, research, manufacturing and distribution...
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    WA: Puyallup Tribe Aims To Open Pot Shop On Tribal Land In Fife

    Puyallup, Wash. - The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is planning to sell recreational marijuana on tribal land in Fife. Tribal spokesman John Weymer says the tribe is eyeing a marijuana shop where it now runs Stogie's Cigar & Sports Lounge in Fife, about 30 miles south of Seattle. The News...
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    WA: Puyallup Tribe Pursuing Medical Marijuana Grow After Signing Deal With State

    The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is taking another step in the marijuana business. Earlier this year, the tribe opened a marijuana testing laboratory in Fife after signing a deal with Gov. Jay Inslee and the state Liquor and Cannabis Board. The tribe has now amended the compact to include...
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    WA: Puyallup Tribe Pursuing Medical Marijuana Grow After Signing Deal With State

    The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is taking another step in the marijuana business. Earlier this year, the tribe opened a marijuana testing laboratory in Fife after signing a deal with Gov. Jay Inslee and the state Liquor and Cannabis Board. The tribe has now amended the compact to include...
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    Cannabis On Tribal Land A '50/50' Gamble For Native Americans In Washington

    Among the lofty pines of timber country across the street from the Little Creek Casino on State Highway 108, the first tribal-owned-and-operated recreational cannabis store in the US is open for business. Customers flow into the nondescript cabin storefront, on the Squaxin Island tribe's...
  16. R

    Wisconsin: Government Seeks Dismissal Of Hemp Suit

    A federal judge has been asked to throw out a case the Menominee Indian Tribe has filed over destruction of its hemp plants this fall. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Department of Justice have asked U.S. District Judge William Griesbach to reject the tribe's call for...
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    Marijuana Facility To Be Built On Oregon Reservation

    Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the reservation. The vote comes a year after a U.S. Department of Justice policy indicated tribes...
  18. R

    Nebraska: Omaha Tribe Shifts Its Focus From Legalizing Pot To Growing Hemp

    Lincoln - Officials with the Omaha Tribe have tamped down their hopes of using marijuana to alleviate crippling poverty on their reservation. Majorities in a November referendum voted to support legalizing the drug for recreational and medical purposes. The tribe’s elected officials said they...
  19. R

    Oregon Tribe Approves Plan To Grow And Sell Marijuana

    Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the reservation. The vote comes a year after a U.S. Department of Justice policy indicated tribes...
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    Oregon: Warm Springs Tribe Approves Marijuana Sales Project

    Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the reservation. The vote comes a year after a U.S. Department of Justice policy indicated tribes...
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