TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Dec 12, 2014

Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug, the U.S. Justice Department said yesterday. Some advocates said the announcement could open new markets across the country and give rise to a rich new business on reservations, not unlike the advent of casino gambling. Additionally, many in Indian Country are wary of compounding existing drug and alcohol problems by growing and selling pot. The Greeneville reports from the Associated Press.