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After marijuana charges, questions on sovereignty emerge

 


The Flandreau Santee Sioux had an understanding with the federal government: the tribe could grow and sell marijuana so long as it kept it on the reservation and out of the hands of minors and criminals.

It didn't have a deal with Marty Jackley.

The South Dakota attorney general this week brought criminal charges against two Colorado consultants hired by the tribe to help set up a marijuana operation on its reservation south of Brookings.

http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2016/08/06/after-marijuana-charges-questions-sovereignty-emerge/88007708/

 

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