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Oversight lax for marijuana operation on Navajo Nation facing lawsuit from immigrants

The sale and use of cannabis is illegal on the Navajo Nation — and, if allegations of abuse related to a marijuana growing operation there are true, nothing about this appears to be legal.

A group of Chinese immigrants allege that they were held against their will at a motel in Farmington, New Mexico. They say they were lured there with promises of landscaping jobs but once there were held captive and forced to work 14 hour days.

Eddie Celaya, host of the podcast Here Weed Go! podcast for the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, joins The Show to discuss more.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.