A group of dispensary owners and concerned citizens in Garden River First Nation are advocating to chief and council to remove the community cannabis ban.
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A grassroots group led by cannabis dispensary owners in Garden River First Nation is calling on chief and council to lift its community-wide moratorium on cannabis.
Many Garden River First Nation band members oppose Bimaadzwin consultation process on Cannabis and were eager to voice their concerns at a band council meeting last night only to arrive and find that the meeting had been cancelled.
Over 50 members of Garden River FN gathered in -15 weather outside of the Elected Band Council Offices for over an hour and a half on Tuesday, Dec 10th, to express their disagreement with Band . Council's cannabis policy. Inside, council was in a private closed door meeting with Isadore Day of the consulting firm Bimaadzwin – decision that many people disagreed with.
Canada should create First Nations model for cannabis sales: former chief: Isadore Day, now the CEO of a consulting group named Bimaadzwin, said Ottawa never discussed legalization with First Nations communities.
Cannabis sales should be legal in First Nations communities, former chief says. At least 50 illegal cannabis sales operations in the province, more than double the 20 legal Cannabis NB stores, that includes dispensaries in First Nations communities.
The one-year anniversary of the legalization of cannabis in Canada marks the launch the third edition of Growth and Prosperity: Indigenous Hemp and Cannabis Magazine.
Canada's First Nations are crafting a plan for a separate cannabis regulatory regime that they will present to Ottawa by the spring no matter which party wins the coming federal election.