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NM pot producer wants to team up with pueblos


SANTA FE, N.M. — A New Mexico medical cannabis producer this week announced a joint venture with the Las Vegas Paiute tribe to build a large growing facility and two dispensaries on tribal land in Nevada.

Duke Rodriguez, founder of Ultra Health LLC, said the $5 million project could serve as a model for a similar deal in coming months with a pueblo in New Mexico.

One of the two planned Nevada dispensaries will be located on a 31-acre parcel of Paiute land in downtown Las Vegas, where the tribe now operates a cigarette retail business and minimart, tribal and Ultra Health leaders said after a news conference in Las Vegas.


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