Chief Del Riley, Constitutional negotiator and former National Indian Brotherhood President, tours Medicine Wheel in Alderville First Nation and sits down for a conversation about cannabis and Indigenous sovereignty with Rob Stevenson.
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There is a growing push to set laws surrounding the sale of cannabis on reserves, especially as dozens of provincially-regulated stores are opening and eating into the market.
Some Indigenous leaders see the upcoming three-year review of federal pot laws as a chance for a new deal From CBC.ca by Erik White February 26, 2021 Three years ago, before the federal government legalized cannabis, you could buy it on many First Nations in Ontario. In some cases, these pot shops were…
Owner and Alderville First Nation member Rob Stevenson will match funds raised from raffle of painting From KawarthaNow.com Original Article June 12 2020 Alderville First Nation’s Medicine Wheel Natural Healing is raising funds in June for the Alderville Women’s Shelter. The cannabis retailer, located at 8986 County Road 45 in…
The next federal government needs to amend the Cannabis Act so First Nations can have jurisdiction over the industry on their territories, to seize its economic potential and avoid potential conflicts, according to some Indigenous leaders.
Indigenous cannabis retailers are turning their backs on the Ontario’s plan to license up to eight stores on First Nations reserves, suggesting provincial regulation would hurt thriving businesses, cause infighting and infringe on their sovereignty
Limiting cannabis stores on Ontario First Nations against ‘community sovereignty’says regional Chief after the Ontario government announced that it will issue up to eight licences for cannabis store on First Nations reserves.
On a recent Thursday afternoon the sales floor of Medicine Wheel Natural Healing, a cannabis store in the Ontario First Nations town of Alderville, bustled with a dozen customers browsing the store’s flower, pre-rolls, edibles, and concentrates.
Over 300 delegates attended the second National Indigenous Cannabis and Hemp Conference (NICHC) held on the unceded territory of the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan on February 19-20, 2019.
Medicine Wheel was the first cannabis dispensary to open on Alderville’s “Mashkiki Trail” or “Green Mile.” It is a state-of-the-art dispensary, testing site, and production facility established by Alderville First Nation member Rob Stevenson. Inspired by the growth of cannabis dispensaries in nearby Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Medicine Wheel opened its doors on June 21st, 2017.