The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel closed its casino in 2014, and has since converted the property into a growing/cultivation operation, and cannabis-byproduct manufacturing facility. The Tribe opened the doors to its cannabis storefront, Mountain Source, in mid-February.
The Elk Valley Rancheria got a greenlight on its cannabis license from country supervisors, and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is launching a study to evaluate legalizing cannabis on the Qualla Boudary.
The St. Croix Chippewa Tribe and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel have reached an agreement on full implementation of the Tribe’s hemp and cannabidiol (“CBD”) control program. The agreement establishes the first tribally-owned and operated hemp business in the Badger State, home to 11 federally recognized tribes.