Indigenous cannabis retailers are turning their backs on the Ontario’s plan to license up to eight stores on First Nations reserves, suggesting provincial regulation would hurt thriving businesses, cause infighting and infringe on their sovereignty
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Band grappling with controversial marijuana project at Cape: Community concerns about a proposed outdoor marijuana farm at Neyaashiinigmiing have pressured the band council to act to halt the project
Chief says elders key to cannabis legislation, dispensary on Pheasant Rump Nakota Nation: The dispensary is operated by the First Nation, located 170 kilometres southeast of Regina. It does have a license from the First Nation but not from the Province.
Limiting cannabis stores on Ontario First Nations against ‘community sovereignty’says regional Chief after the Ontario government announced that it will issue up to eight licences for cannabis store on First Nations reserves.
'We have jurisdiction over our lands': Pheasant Rump opens cannabis shop despite lack of provincial permit; The province issued 51 permits before the legalization of marijuana last October. Pheasant Rump was not on the list
Cowichan Tribes fears favouritism holding up pot shop applications: Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour wonders whether the province is playing fair ball with the First Nation.
Wahnapitae's Cannabis Referendum: Deep in the southern reaches of the world's largest forest, the Anishinaabe people of Wahnapitae First Nation make a historic decision in a referendum on whether or not the people approve of the selling of cannabis
Creator’s Choice welcomes the result of the June 29th, 2019 Wahnapitae Cannabis referendum. The people of Wahnapitae made the decision (by a margin of 44 to 40) to allow the sales of cannabis and cannabis accessories on our territory.
Mere hours after the people of Wahnapitae endorsed Indigenous cannabis sales on their territory in a referendum, Chief and Council of Wahnapitae FN published a set of cannabis bylaws on their website that prohibit all cannabis sales on reserve
WEED WONDERLAND: What Mohawks can teach us about cannabis: They are a sovereign people who have figured out the cannabis business better than an army of bureaucrats ever could.