Read the article. This was people setting up on Navajo land against the tribe’s wishes and without their permission. They welcome this kind of enforcement.

Last month, the Navajo Nation sued nearly three dozen people, accusing them of violating sovereign law by illegally growing hemp and marijuana on the reservation. The lawsuit – the second filed this year by the tribe’s Department of Justice – claimed that the operations are contaminating the tribe’s water, land and other natural resources.

The Navajo investigation underscores the concern among some American Indian tribal leaders that reservations could become dumping grounds for unscrupulous operators who may try to hide illicit marijuana grows.


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