Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory pot shop owner speaks out against legal First Nation licences: Unlike Mississauga First Nation, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory has several dispensaries that are already producing cannabis products at an astounding rate.
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Did Indigenous Canadians use Cannabis Before Europeans Arrived? After he arrived in North America, Jacques Cartier wrote in his journal that he could see “hempe” growing.
THC slushies, pirate radio and the cannabis-driven boom in a Mohawk community: A cannabis economy began to bloom in Tyendinaga after the Liberal government first announced it would legalize cannabis.
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.
With annual sales of more than $20 million at Legacy 420, his cannabis superstore on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in eastern Ontario, Barnhart has no difficulty meeting an annual $3.7-million payroll.
by Jessica Deer – March 31, 2017 • Eastern Door With the federal government expected to legalize recreational marijuana use by 2018, Indigenous people across Turtle Island are trying to stay one jump ahead of the competition. The National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association (NIMCA) was officially launched on Saturday in Tyendinaga, with the…
Tim Barnhart makes a presentation to the Tyendinaga Elected Band Council on February 20th, 2017. Photo by Tom Keefer. By Tom Keefer TYENDINAGA – It is no secret that the cannabis industry is booming in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. There are now eight different medical dispensaries on the territory, and it seems like…
TYENEDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY – Gary Wassaykeesic, a correspondent for Real People’s Media makes a visit to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory to check out Legacy 420 for himself. Here’s his reaction to the place and the movement towards building an Indigenous medical cannabis industry.
Brian Marquis is a Mohawk from Tyendinaga. He has been growing cannabis for over 40 years, and in this interview he speaks about his involvement in the industry and his thoughts on the formation of the Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association.
By Tom Keefer TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY – Business is booming at Legacy 420, Tyendinaga’s first medical cannabis dispensary. Day after day, from morning until night, the parking lot and storefront at 5965 Old Hwy 2 in Tyendinaga is packed with customers looking to purchase medical marijuana to treat their ailments. According to owner…