NV Gov. Signs Bills Allowing Tribal Negotiations and Hemp Cultivation

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.

Tribal Cannabis

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.”

Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Sun

Surrounded by representatives of the Nevada Tribal Cannabis Alliance, Nevada’s Gov. Sandoval told reporters, “The voters have spoken on marijuana.” Opting for inclusion and economic fairness, Gov. Sandoval concluded, “It’s important that the Native American people can participate in this and for the state to work with all of you.”

Paiute Chairwoman, Laurie Thom, thanked Gov. Sandoval and Sen. Segerblom for supporting “the tribes.” Thom noted, “this is key to the economic development of our tribes and also brings needed…

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