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Texas Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis is Illegal in Texas

The medical or recreational use of cannabis is illegal in Texas. The one exception is low-THC CBD oil is allowed for treatment of epilepsy.

News Updates

News Congress May Block DOJ Prosecution of Medical Marijuana in 2-Year Budget
2018.02.10 - A budget deal may block the DOJ from money needed to enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that has voter approval for medical marijuana ... Read more
News U.S. Justice Dept Rescinds All Obama Marijuana Policies 01.04.2018 - The DOJ today rescinded all cannabis policies of the Obama Administration that allowed states to decide their own laws on recreational and medical cannabis. ... Read more

Texas's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There are three federally-recognized tribes in Texas. The DOJ marijuana policy on tribal reservations applies to these Texas tribes. Each is federally recognized as sovereign by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the U.S. Interior Department.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas
Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

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

Cannabis Opportunities for Texas Tribes

Texas tribes recognize the challenges and business opportunities of the cannabis industry, but have not announced their interests or business plans.