South Dakota – Following Alcohol Vote, Pine Ridge Considers Legalized Pot

by Kevin Woster

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PINE RIDGE, SD –

Oglala tribal officials who are still months away from implementing alcohol sales on the reservation that were approved in a tribal vote last summer.

But they are also facing another controversial issue: Should marijuana be legal on the reservation as well?

Tribal Councilman Larry Eagle Bull of Pine Ridge offered the resolution to a tribal business development committee, which approved it. That could set up a reservation vote sometime later this spring or summer

The tribal council should follow the will of the people on marijuana legalization, whatever that turns out to be, Eagle Bull said.

 

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