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First Nation has close to $50M invested in cannabis industry

APTN | Face to Face | January 15, 2019 by Dennis Ward | 0 Comments Video link here. It was only a few years ago that Opaskwayak Cree Nation was near bankruptcy and third-party management. Now, the northern Manitoba First Nation is the largest shareholder in Canada’s largest private cannabis retail operator. OCN Chief Christian Sinclair…

National Access Cannabis becomes Canada’s largest private recreational cannabis retailer by store count, leading the country with 17 stores

National Access Cannabis Corp. ("NAC" or the "Company") (TSXV: META), a best-practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal cannabis in Canada, today announced that another eight NewLeaf Cannabis™ ("NewLeaf") retail locations have received cannabis retail licenses and are expected to open this week in Alberta and one new Meta Cannabis Supply Co™ ("META") store has received a cannabis retail license and is expected to open this week in Manitoba. The addition of nine new stores more than doubles the national number of NAC-owned and licensed cannabis retail stores to 17 — the most of any cannabis retailer in the country, excluding the Government of New Brunswick.

How one indigenous leader plans to become a titan of the pot industry in Canada

Reprinted from CTV News. Video Coverage here. OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Manitoba — The drums echoed across the empty muddy parking lot outside the local hockey arena as if a call out to the entire community. Despite the howling winds and subzero temperatures, almost instantly dozens began to arrive. By foot,…

Collision over cannabis?

Wednesday's recreational weed legalization sets the stage for a complicated clash on some First Nations, pitting Indigenous self-governance rights and social policy against federal legislation and economic promise