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TOP STORIES 2020: Retail landscape for legal cannabis stores in Chilliwack kept shifting

From The Chilliwack Progress by Jennifer Feinberg December 30, 2020 The provincial government declared cannabis retail business an essential service in March 2020 Chilliwack’s retail landscape for legal cannabis kept shifting in 2020. The Chilliwack area was already unique, with the first fully licensed store in the region opening in…

RCMP raid unlicensed Cole Harbour cannabis dispensaries

From The CBC by Jack Julian December 23, 2020 Nine people were arrested Wednesday after the RCMP raided five unlicensed cannabis dispensaries in the Halifax area. Police say they seized a “significant quantity” of cannabis, cannabis products and cash from the dispensaries on Caldwell Road in Cole Harbour. The businesses operated on land…

Veritas Pharma Announces Timeline Update on the Acquisition of Indigenous Bloom Hemp Corporation and Provides Board Update

From Yahoo! Finance December 23 2020 Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – December 23, 2020) – Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE: VRT) (OTC: VRTHF) (FSE: 2VPA) (“Veritas” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it expects to complete the Due Diligence process for the acquisition of Indigenous Bloom Hemp Corporation (“HempCo”) within the…

A Look at BIPOC’s Ability to Access Capital and Income Through Cannabis in 2020

Industry stakeholders discuss developments that will support minority businesses and investors looking to provide financial support to disenfranchised communities. From cannabisdispensarymag.com by Patrick William December 21, 2020 In 2020, industry members have been meeting virtually to discuss opportunities for minority participation in the cannabis space, including at the ownership level.…

BC Craft Farmers Co-Op and Nations Cannabis sign MOU

From cannabislifenetwork.com by Dylan Klimchuk December 17, 2020 On December 10th, 2020, NATIONS Cannabis and the BC Craft Farmers Co-op (BCCFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU outline’s each party’s desire and willingness to commit to a mutually beneficial relationship that goes beyond a simple business agreement. NATIONS Cannabis is a First Nations…

B.C. ignoring First Nations goes far beyond cannabis: It flies in the face of established Aboriginal Rights and Title in Canada

“Reconciliation is not just words. Reconciliation is action.”– B.C. Premier John Horgan From insidethejar.com Original article by Amanda Siebert December 11 2020 Canada’s legal cannabis industry presents an agricultural opportunity of profound potential for First Nations and their governments; one could also argue that participating in such an industry is…

MCN passes medical marijuana law

Reservation commission recommended medical marijuana law passed unanimously making tribal policy on medical use more clear From mvskokemedia.com Original Article by Angel Ellis November 10 2020 OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation considered and unanimously passed traffic laws that would update the tribe’s criminal and traffic codes in order…

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