Medical use of marijuana was legalized January 1, 2013. Recreational use is legalized July 2018.
There are two federally-recognized tribes in Massachusetts. The DOJ marijuana policy on tribal reservations applies to these Massachusetts tribes. Each is federally recognized as sovereign by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the U.S. Interior Department.
For a complete list of Massachusetts tribes and their locations, see our page about Massachusetts Tribes.
Massachusetts tribes recognize the challenges and business opportunities of the cannabis industry, but have not announced their interests or any business plans.