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Florida Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Medical Marijuana is Legal in Florida

Recreational use of marijuana in Florida remains illegal.

Federally-Recognized Tribes

Only two Florida tribes are recognized by the federal government, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians and Seminole Tribe of Florida.

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians
U.S. 41 Mile Marker 70 Tamiami Trail
Tamiami Station
P.O. Box 440021
Miami
FL 33144
(305) 223-8380
www.miccosukeeresort.com/tribe

Seminole Tribe of Florida
6300 Stirling Road
Hollywood
FL 33024
(954) 966-6300 or (800) 683 -7800
www.seminoletribe.com

The five other tribes in Florida are:

Brighton Reservation, Choctaw Nation of Florida, Muscogee Nation of Florida, Perdido Bay Tribe of Lower Muscogee Creeks, Tuscola United Cherokee Tribe of Florida, Inc.

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

Cannabis Opportunities for Florida Tribes

There are about 90,000 acres if tribal reservation land in Floriday. The Miccosukee Tribe has three locations and the Seminoles have six. Neither tribe has indicated plans to enter the cannabis industry.

The Poarch Indians from Alabama own and acre of land in Escambia County in the northwest Panhandle. The want to negotiate a gaming compact with Florida, but the Florida governor has shown no interest. The tribe is threatening to grow marijuana on their land if they can not get a gaming agreement.