Wyoming Tribe Wants To Improve Economy With Medical Marijuana

  • A Wyoming Native American tribe is considering hemp and medical marijuana as potential avenues of economic development and has authorized a committee to study the opportunities for the reservation.
  • The group will also investigate the medical applications of cannabis and its potential to treat members of the Eastern Shoshone tribe’s Wind River Reservation.
  • The group, So-go-Beah Naht-Su’ in Shoshone, or Mother Earth and Medicine in English, is made up of several members of the Eastern Shoshone tribe including Bobbi Shongutsie.
  • Alexis Eagle, a member of Mother Earth and Medicine, said that legalizing hemp and medical marijuana would provide economic opportunities for the reservation and hope to the tribe’s young people.

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