Santee Sioux Tribe Suspends Marijuana Operation

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is burning millions of dollars worth of marijuana intended to be sold in the nation’s first pot smoking lounge on tribal land, KELOLAND News has confirmed.

A source tells KELOLAND News that the decision was made because the tribe didn’t want to deal with the ongoing controversy with the federal government. Instead, they want to sell marijuana the right way and the safest way possible.

“After government-to-government consultation with the United States, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is temporarily suspending its marijuana cultivation and distribution facilities, and is destroying its existing crop,” said Seth C. Pearman, Attorney for Flandeau Santee Sioux Tribe in a statement to KELOLAND News. The full statement is below.

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