[Canniseur: Perhaps Native American tribes have the advantage here. I would choose traditionally grown, dry farmed cannabis, over a Monsanto brand any time. The U.S. needs to make allowances for tribal sovereignty.]
The rollout of adult use marijuana sales in California has garnered a lot of press attention due to the sheer size of the potential market. In the near future, there could be thousands of businesses operating in the cannabis market in the Golden State, generating tens of thousands of jobs or more. But not everyone in California can access the legal market, and those on the outside looking in aim to change that.
As things stand right now, Native American tribes within California can set their own marijuana policy on tribal land. They can allow marijuana sales, and cannabis businesses on tribal land can engage in commerce with businesses on other tribal land. But marijuana companies operating on tribal land cannot access the regulatory framework set up under Prop. 64 – the adult use legalization measure that California voters approved in 2016.
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