Cherokee Group Officially Legalizes Cannabis

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Recently, Senate Bill 711 to legalize medical cannabis advanced in the NC Senate. Cherokee native people just made history, as the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has legalized cannabis. Cultivating, selling and consuming medical marijuana has been approved by The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. For the first time in North Carolina history, medical marijuana is legal. Presently, three in four North Carolina residents support legalizing medical marijuana. 

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Cherokee native people just made history, as the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has legalized cannabis. 

For the first time in North Carolina history, medical marijuana is legal. It’s legal in Cherokee land, to be exact. Cultivating, selling and consuming medical marijuana has been approved by The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. 

The Tribal Council, unlike lawmakers in North Carolina, recognizes the medicinal benefits. Principal Chief Richard Sneed, who was first elected as vice chairman of the The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in 2015, cites medical...

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