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Iowa Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Marijuana is 100% Illegal in Iowa

Recreational marijuana is illegal in Iowa. Possession of any amount of marijuana is a misdemeanor.

Iowa's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There is one federally recognized tribe in Iowa, the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa

The Sac & Fox Tribe is recognized as sovereign by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the U.S. Interior Department, and the DOJ marijuana policy on tribal reservations applies to this Iowa tribe.

For a complete list of Iowa tribes and their locations, see our page about Iowa Tribes.

Cannabis Opportunities for Iowa Tribes

The Sac & Fox Tribe recognizes the challenges and business opportunities of the cannabis industry, but has not announced its interests or any business plans.