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Native American Tribes Eye Lucrative Marijuana Market

Tribes have some competitive advantages--no federal taxes--but uncertainty is holding them back.

Agricultural opportunities on the reservation?
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Native American Tribes Eye Lucrative Marijuana Market

An increasing number of Native American tribes are looking to the marijuana business to break the poverty on reservations, but they are treading quietly over uncertainties in federal policy, which could shift under President Donald Trump. Cannabis is big business in states that have legalized its medical or recreational use. Arcview, a California cannabis investor network,…

Cecily Hilleary reports for Voice of America.

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