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Missouri Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Medical Marijuana is Legal in Missouri

Marijuana remains illegal for recreational use. Medical use allows low-THC CBD oil for treatment of persistent seizures. Possession of small amounts of marijuana was decriminalized in 2014 removing jail sentences for first time offenders.

Missouri's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There is one federally-recognized tribe in Missouri, the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. The DOJ marijuana policy on tribal reservations applies to this tribe. It is federally recognized as sovereign by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the U.S. Interior Department.

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

Cannabis Opportunities for Missouri Tribes

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma recognizes the challenges and business opportunities of the cannabis industry, but has not announced their interests or any business plans.