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American Indians set to cash in on legalisation of marijuana

David Millward

Published 13/08/2015 | 02:30

four states and Washington DC already allowing the recreational use of pot (Stock image)
four states and Washington DC already allowing the recreational use of pot (Stock image)

American Indian tribes are looking to become the beneficiaries of the "green gold rush" as the legalisation of marijuana spreads from state to state.

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With four states and Washington DC already allowing the recreational use of pot, and more expected to follow, cannabis cultivation is on the cusp of becoming very big business.

This is very good news for American Indians with as many as 200 tribes understood to be considering growing cannabis because of tribal land's unique legal status.

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