New Jersey Tribes and Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded all Justice Department marijuana policies from the Obama-era on Jan 4, 2018. Change is coming and the following information will be updated as it happens.

The U.S. Justice Department issued a policy in 2014 regarding marijuana on tribal lands. It allows federally-recognized tribes in states with legalized marijuana to decide their own policies and self-regulate the growing and sales of marijuana on their reservations.

Medical Cannabis is Legal in New Jersey

Medical cannabis became legal in 2010 for patients with specified conditions. Recreational use of marijuana remains illegal.

New Jersey's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There are no federally recognized tribes in New Jersey.

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

Cannabis Opportunities for New Jersey Tribes

With no federally-recognized tribes, there are no cannabis opportunities for American Indian tribes in New Jersey.