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Nebraska Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis is Illegal in Nebraska

The use of cannabis in Nebraska is illegal for all purposes. Industrial hemphas been grown since 1887.

News Updates

News Congress May Block DOJ Prosecution of Medical Marijuana in 2-Year Budget
2018.02.10 - A budget deal may block the DOJ from money needed to enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that has voter approval for medical marijuana ... Read more
News U.S. Justice Dept Rescinds All Obama Marijuana Policies 01.04.2018 - The DOJ today rescinded all cannabis policies of the Obama Administration that allowed states to decide their own laws on recreational and medical cannabis. ... Read more

Nebraska's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There are four federally-recognized tribes in Nebraska. The DOJ marijuana policy on tribal reservations applies to these Nebraska tribes. Each is federally recognized as sovereign by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the U.S. Interior Department.

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Santee Sioux Nation, Nebraska
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

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

Cannabis Opportunities for Nebraska Tribes

Nebraska tribes recognize the challenges and business opportunities of the cannabis industry, but have not announced their interests or any business plans.