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Hemp Shows Economic Promise For Native American Communities: 'We Want This Industry To Grow Here'


March 24, 2020

In the United States, Native American tribes live under sovereignty to the federal government, leaving community regulations up to tribal leadership.

The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill gave the United States' 573 tribal nations the same rights to regulate hemp as it did the 50 states. Since its passage, scores of tribes have joined states in submitting hemp production plans to the United States Department of Agriculture.


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