NV Gov. Signs Bills Allowing Tribal Negotiations and Hemp Cultivation
June 6, 2017
On Friday, Gov. Sandoval signed Senate Bill 375 and Senate Bill 396, allowing Nevada’s Native American tribal government to directly negotiate with the state over the use and sale of medicinal cannabis on tribal lands, and expanding the state’s hemp cultivation program.
According to the Las Vegas Sun, several members of the Nevada Tribal Cannabis Alliance witnessed the Friday signing of S.B. 375. Comprised of “27 federally recognized tribes” across the Silver State, the new law will potentially improve the quality of life for approximately “40,000 Native Americans.”