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Lakota Country Times: Bill addresses marijuana in Indian Country
Lakota Country Times: Bill addresses marijuana in Indian Country (June 9, 2016)

Across Indian Country there are lingering questions regarding the potential federal response to the possibility of tribal governments legalizing marijuana.


Eastern Cherokee group hails Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act
Eastern Cherokee group hails Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act (April 27, 2016)

A grassroots group called Common Sense Cannabis has been advocating for marijuana as a health aide on the reservation.


Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act protects federal funds for tribes
Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act protects federal funds for tribes (April 20, 2016)

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) wants to make sure tribes aren't punished for developing their own cannabis laws and policies.


Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC session
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC session (February 25, 2016)

Reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act, tribes and marijuana and the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign were some of the highlights on the closing day of the NCAI winter meeting.