Canada’s indigenous peoples are pioneering the billion-dollar bonanza that is the country’s growing cannabis market.
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The following post contains video interviews with Mohawks involved in the cannabis industry in Tyendinaga giving their reaction to the upcoming Nov 16th, "Cannabis Control Law" Plebiscite being called by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. For more information about this issue, visit www.no-vote.ca
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.
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.