Elko Band to Use Newe Cannabis Profits to Enhance Health, Education, Safety, Community WellnessPosted by On


After just four months operating Newe Cannabis, the Elko Band Colony of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone is reinvesting its profits to improve the quality of life for not just its tribal citizens, but is also providing financial savings for Elko County.

“We wish to be good neighbors to the City of Elko and to do our part in building a prosperous community with our Tribal business, Newe Cannabis,” said Davis Gonzales, Chairman of the Elko Band Council.  “We plan to use our profits to provide critical resources and enhance the health, safety and quality of life for all.”

Opened on April 18 during the COVID-19 global health crisis, Newe Cannabis has identified seven key initiatives to share its prosperity including:

  • Purchasing, distributing food for Tribal elders
  • Purchasing, distributing personal protection equipment for all Tribal citizens 
  • Hiring an additional Tribal law enforcement officer
  • Creating 17, $5,000 college scholarships for Elko Band Colony…

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