Voters of the Oglala Sioux Tribe want to legalize marijuana, but not alcohol, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, according to the unofficial results.
Citizens of the Oglala Sioux Tribe are weighing two big issues this week.
According to an analysis by multistate marijuana provider Verilife, the place with the largest number of dispensaries in the country per 50,000 residents is in Montana.
Oglala Sioux Tribe members will vote in March on whether marijuana should be legalized on the Pine Ridge Reservation and whether alcohol should be served in its casinos.
The way that our society views hemp and cannabis is evolving, with many questions yet to be answered in the public’s mind.
The Eh-Lo Dispensary will be opening on the Tule River Reservation in the spring of 2020.
A House committee gave approval to a comprehensive marijuana reform bill that would decriminalize the drug while erasing pot convictions stretching back decades.
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band, the largest local employer, will no longer employ random drug tests or screen for marijuana.
Adult citizens of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians can use marijuana and grow small amounts under a new law.
The Bay Mills Indian Community is the first tribe in Michigan to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.
Marijuana was given to the human people to do exactly what it does best: heal.
Authorities in California said they eradicated 233 marijuana plants and confiscated 100 pounds of dried cannabis from a home on the reservation.
Marijuana in Canada presents a serious matter for Natives and particularly for the Mohawks of Akwesasne.
'This isn't your average neighborhood cannabis store,' the Tulalip Tribes said of their new venture in Washington state.
The Muckleshoot Tribe has joined the marijuana industry with a unique retail outlet.
Voters in Oklahoma eagerly embraced marijuana for medical purposes this week but don't expect to partake in Indian Country.
President Donald Trump is expressing support for a bipartisan bill that recognizes tribal and state sovereignty over marijuana.
The Yerington Paiute Tribe continues to be left out of decisions affecting a polluted mining site in Nevada.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is hoping to clear up a cloud hanging over marijuana in Indian Country and in states across the nation.
With the emergence of new categories of cannabis, studies have shown the risk of mental illness linked to the use of these new varieties.
The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe is joining the marijuana industry with the opening of High Point in Washington.
The city of Los Angeles has created a 'social equity' tier of applications who will receive priority for marijuana business permits.
Who was Harry Anslinger and how did he come to have a deep effect on the Mohawks of Akwesasne?
A marijuana consultant who worked with the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe on a failed marijuana operation was sentenced in South Dakota for his role in the controversial case.
The Winnemucca Indian Colony is conjuring up Christopher Columbus in a lawsuit that challenges a raid of its hemp farm in California.
The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is already looking for ways to expand its brand new marijuana business in Nevada.
The St. Croix Chippewa Tribe is moving forward with plans for a cannabidiol production and distribution business in Wisconsin.
Tribal leaders discussed the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands at the National Indian Gaming Association conference.
The Yerington Paiute Tribe is joining the medical marijuana industry after signing a compact with the state of Nevada.
The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is building what Chairman Benny Tso is calling the largest marijuana dispensary in the nation.
Nevada tribes, sensing big economic opportunities, are getting into the marijuana industry by following a successful model from a nearby state.
While only a handful of tribes in the United States have successfully entered the marijuana industry, the picture looks a lot different just across the border.
Tribal, local and federal authorities raided a marijuana operation on the Sherwood Valley Rancheria in northern California.
The Yankton Sioux Tribe is asking its citizens about the possibility of legalizing marijuana despite hostility from officials in South Dakota.
Electrum Partners hopes to invest up to $300 million in marijuana deals with tribes in the next three years.
'It will be bigger than bingo,' Jim Billie said of the marijuana industry in Indian Country.
Despite the setback, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, a Republican, defended his decision to assert jurisdiction over activities that occurred on the reservation.
Miguel Vazquez and Agustin Vazquez were resisting efforts to turn their tribe's homelands into drug farms.
A non-Indian consultant who tried to help the tribe open a marijuana resort is being charged in state court.
Thousands of dancers and drummers, along with tens of thousands of spectators, are flocking to New Mexico.
Four tribes have already entered into marijuana compacts with the state and more are on the way.
The tribe is seeking more than $25,000 after county authorities destroyed 847 marijuana plants.
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation asked for a 1,000-foot buffer zone.
On the Pine Ridge Reservation more and more tribal citizens are coming up ill after unknowingly smoking marijuana that has been laced with other drugs.
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
No agreements have been signed to start growing hemp on the reservation, officials said.
The tribe might be converting an existing business in Washington into a retail store.
Over 2,400 plants were seized on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona after a tribal member reported being confronted by armed men.
Indian Country has dealt with the likes of Slade Gorton and other anti-Indian politicians but there is one who is potentially far more dangerous lurking just off the radar.
One consultant pleaded guilty to a marijuana charge while the other is contesting a charge filed by the state of South Dakota.
Amid widespread attention, federal prosecutors are planning to drop their case against Devontre Thomas, 19.
The tribe operates a cannabis institute and will be growing marijuana to help with medical needs.
A year-old incident at Chemawa Indian School in Oregon led to a single charge against Devontre Thomas, 19, who graduated in May.
The Maine tribe was working with a cannabis development company whose executives have landed in legal trouble in South Dakota.
Two executives of a cannabis development company that worked with the tribe are accused of violating state marijuana laws.
Operation Yurok has kicked off for the fourth year in a row on the northern California reservation.