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Utah Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Medical Marijuana is Legal in Utah

Medical marijuana was approved by voters in the Nov. 2018 election. Recreational use of marijuana remains illegal in Utah.

Utah's Federally-Recognized Tribes

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

Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, Nevada and Utah
Northwestern Band of Shoshone Nation
Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, India n Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)
Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians of Utah
Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah & Ouray Reservation, Utah

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

Cannabis Opportunities for Utah Tribes

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