Pot shop proposal going to public hearing: But neighbouring Halalt First Nation “strongly opposes” the potential for easily accessible cannabis, particularly by the younger members of the First Nation.
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The line up at Costa Canna, the Cowichan Valley’s first retail marijuana store, was long at its grand opening on Oct. 18.“We’re open for business,” said William Seymour, chief of Cowichan Tribes.
After months of anxious waiting, Costa Canna, a partnership headed by Cowichan Tribes, finally received its licence last week from the province to operate the store in the Duncan Mall.
Cowichan Tribes has received its cannabis licence from the province and the Costa Canna pot shop is expected to be operational on October 18.
am not an expert on politics, land use or zoning bylaws but I am deeply disheartened by North Cowichan’s decision to consider the province’s application for a cannabis shop despite the plea from Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour .
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.
B.C.’s minister responsible for cannabis says he’d be fine with government abandoning its plans for a public cannabis store in a Cowichan Valley shopping mall if would help cool a dispute with the largest First Nation in the province.
From CTV News Link to article by Robert Buffam, June 25th 2019 The Cowichan Tribes First Nation says the province is dragging its feet and costing it money as the band is forced to wait months longer than expected for a license to operate a cannabis retail store in Duncan.…
The Chief of Cowichan Tribes is frustrated that the province is dragging its feet in awarding a cannabis license for the Costa Canna store in Village Green Mall.
B.C.'s largest First Nation accuses province of conflict on cannabis licences: Cowichan wrestle with a wall of red tape, and are repeatedly rejected for nation-to-nation talks with the province, the B.C. government is competing against the First Nation.