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Paiute Tribe breaks ground on dispensary

Posted at 1:47 PM, Feb 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 22:38:38-05

The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is getting into the medical marijuana industry. 

There was a groundbreaking for a new dispensary near downtown Las Vegas on Monday. The tribe is also working on a grow house in North Las Vegas on the Snow Mountain Reservation. 

"I think we can create a unique product. I think we can also create a unique dispensary a unique surrounding around that," Chairman Benny Tso said.

Both projects are expected to be completed before the end of the year, and cost around $5 million.