December 13th, 2014 | The Associated Press
Many in Indian Country are wary of the idea of growing and selling marijuana on tribal lands, even if it could present an economic windfall and the U.S. Department of Justice says it’s OK.
“I would really doubt tribes would be wanting to do something like that,” said Don Gentry, chairman of the Klamath Tribes in Oregon, where voters this year approved a measure to legalize recreational pot.
“We have an alcohol- and drug-free policy at work. It would just not be something we would be looking for into the future.”
The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday that it has adopted a new policy saying Indian tribes, which are considered sovereign nations, can grow and sell marijuana…
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