DEADLINE EXTENSION FOR COMMMENTS ON CANNABIS IN INDIAN COUNTRY

Jul 8, 2022

The deadline for comment submission to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Tribal cannabis issues has been extended to July 22, 2022.  Comments may be submitted to Tribal_Cannabis@indian.senate.gov.

 

Comments collected will inform the Committee’s current work and serve as a resource for future discussions on national cannabis reform legislation. 

The virtual listening session held on June 17, 2022 focused on the following series of questions below:

 

1.      Is your Tribe currently participating in the cannabis industry?  If so, please provide a brief description of your operation(s). 

2.      For Tribes not currently participating in the cannabis industry, what are your main concerns about industry participation?

a.      What legislative solutions would you propose to address your concerns?

b.      What administrative solutions would you propose to address your concerns?   

3.      For Tribes currently participating in the cannabis industry, what are the main issues you encounter as a Tribal operator?

a.      What legislative solutions would you propose to address your concerns?

b.      What administrative solutions would you propose to address your concerns?

4.      If cannabis is decriminalized at the federal level, what Tribal-Federal-State framework would you propose to ensure Tribal interests are safeguarded?