#NativeAmericans hope you get high, so they can get rich

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First it was bingo, then came gambling. They would make things all better on the reservations. It didn’t happen.

Now the tribes have a new get rich scheme: legalized marijuana.

According to the Los Angeles Times, tribes for years have turned a wary eye at legalized cannabis, mindful of the substance abuse problems that have plagued many Native American populations.

So what if you can make an easy buck.

As marijuana laws expand across the West, tribes run dispensaries, both on and off reservations. The expansion into cultivation is a natural one.

 

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