2 March 2017
Here’s the press release in full
GANJA LAW NAMED AS LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE OKLEVUEHA NATIVE AMERICAN CHURCH
GANJA LAW & CONSULTANTS, PLLC
(“Team Ganja Law”) has just been named as the chief legal and consulting firm to the Oklevueha Native American Church, founded by James “Flaming Eagle” Mooney. Ganja Law & Consultants’ California offices shall be in charge of this expansive and exciting project as well as the place of consolidation for all Church membership, regulatory and compliance protocols and procedures. Ganja Law’s Managing California Attorney, James Kajtoch, Esq., announced that Team Ganja Law shall be working with all reservations and Church membership, helping formulate rules, regulations, ordnances, policies and procedures for the cultivation, research and development, transportation and sale of cannabis and hemp upon sovereign Native American land and outside-state licensed dispensaries doing business with. Attorney Kajtoch further states that Ganja Law shall help coordinate and bring all member reservations into full legal compliance with State laws, including the payment of any taxes due, while working with their sovereign entitlements and off reservation transportation and sale of cannabis.
Ganja Law’s Craig Brand, Esq., believes that an internationally recognized research hospital and pharmaceutical teaching college has been identified as a joint venture partner with theOklevueha Native American Church. The joint venture would include the establishment of a clinic, research laboratory and testing facility for use of cannabinoids as alternative treatments. Native American’s suffer from various chronic and congenital illnesses and ailments that certain strains of low THC cannabis and medical grade hemp plants (containing high levels of CBD and CBG) have shown initial affirmative promise, as well as help eliminate the opioid addiction plaguing various Native Americans. This cannabis medical, research and treatment partnership shall be the first ever of its kind and Team Ganja Law is so excited and blessed to be a part thereof.
Cannabis has been part of traditional Native American sacrament since at least the late 1800’s and is culturally instilled and a legal entitlement by act of Congress. Team Ganja Law seeks to work hand in hand with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, members of Congress and the Senate so that each parties rights are respected.