• Indian Country looks to marijuana as new moneymaker (Idaho Statesman)

    by  • February 28, 2015 • Daily Digests • 0 Comments

    Representatives from federally recognized tribes in over 20 states convened in Washington on Friday to discuss the implications of legalizing cannabis. Professor of drug policy and crime control, Mark Kleiman, attended the conference as a keynote speaker.

    By ROB HOTAKAINEN | February 26, 2015

    After making hundreds of billions of dollars running casinos, American Indian tribes are getting a good whiff of another potential moneymaker: marijuana.

    The first  Tribal Marijuana Conference is set for Friday on the Tulalip Indian Reservation in Washington state as Indian Country gets ready to capitalize on the nation’s expanding pot industry.

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