This past week, Indigenous Bloom – the Semiahmoo First Nation owned-and-operated cannabis dispensary has seen a noticeable uptick in volume. The crowds have been substantial enough to lead some local residents to wonder whether the business is following the appropriate social-distancing guidelines, which discourage groups of people from gathering in close proximity.
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At least two off-reserve cannabis retailers in Oliver raised a concern to the Chronicle about Indigenous Bloom not charging taxes, thereby, undercutting existing businesses that must charge the tax under federal law. They also questioned the fact these stores are not federally regulated.
Osoyoos Indian Band partners with Indigenous Bloom to open two cannabis stores The cannabis products will be sold at the locations under the Osoyoos Indian Band Cannabis bylaw with product standards that meet and/or exceed federal and provincial standards.
It’s the Osoyoos Indian Band’s turn to jump into the cannabis dispensary business. The band recently opened Indigenous Bloom in Senkulmen Business Park (next to Tim Hortons), and soon plans to open another shop in Osoyoos.
The Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) announced the opening of the first of two cannabis dispensaries on band land, the first along Highway 97 in the Senkulmen Business Park and the second opening at the Nk’Mip Corner in Osoyoos next week.
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation in Saskatchewan has decided to set up a cannabis wholesale business on 350,000 sq. ft. of reserve land. The First Nation has teamed up with a British Columbia-based firm called Indigenous Bloom to launch the ambitious project
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation (Ceg-A-Kin Treaty 4 Territory near Sintaluta, Saskatchewan) is partnering with Surrey, B.C.-based licensed producer (LP) Indigenous Bloom with plans to form a wholesale cannabis business on reserve land.
The very first federally licensed cannabis retail store in the Chilliwack area was on First Nations land. Two Indigenous Bloom locations, which are undergoing rebranding, were licensed under Indigenous cannabis acts.
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation is teaming up with British Columbia-based company Indigenous Bloom to create a new wholesale cannabis business on reserve land.