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Wyoming Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis is Illegal in Wyoming

All uses of cannabis in Wyoming are prohibited by law with the exception of low-THC CBD oil. In July 2017 CBD oil became legal for treatment of seizures.

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News U.S. Justice Dept Rescinds All Obama Marijuana Policies 01.04.2018 - The DOJ today rescinded all cannabis policies of the Obama Administration that allowed states to decide their own laws on recreational and medical cannabis.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

Wyoming's Federally-Recognized Tribes

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

Eastern Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming
14 Norfork Road
P.O. Box 538
Fort Washakie
WY 82514
(307) 332-4932

Northern Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming
533 Ethete Road
P.O. Box 396
Fort Washakie
WY 82514
(307) 332-6120

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

Cannabis Opportunities for Wyoming Tribes

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