From princegeorgecitizen.com Original Article by Rebecca Dyok July 17 2020 An emerging Indigenous cannabis cultivation company in Burns Lake will be supplying its product to 65 private B.C. retail stores, marking one of the first partnerships of its kind in the province. Nations Cannabis announced it has signed a memorandum…
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In Burns Lake, an Indigenous-owned company wants to replace vanishing forestry jobs with new jobs in pot production. Nations Cannabis plans to renovate a former mill in Decker Lake to cultivate 25,000 square feet of marijuana.
There has been confusion over the legality of dispensaries doing business on First Nations land without a provincial licence, selling unregulated cannabis products.
An indigenous-controlled company is in the process of converting a now-vacant Burns Lake sawmill into large-scale cannabis grow operation.
An indigenous controlled cannabis company in Burns Lake is hoping to soon open their doors. NATIONS received a building permit and are in the process of construction.
Burns Lake-based Nations Cannabis is set to become the first Indigenous band in British Columbia to operate a licensed Cannabis growing facility. A leader in the Indigenous cannabis business, Nations Cannabis is currently going through the late-stage federal licensing process.
Cultivating, buying or selling cannabis could provide economic support to those First Nations devastated by a downturn in the province's forest industry.
Nations Cannabis readies to begin plant build: Burns Lake-based Nations Cannabis held its groundbreaking ceremony on April 30 as the company moves forward with its plan to open a production facility near Decker Lake.
Might mill workers become pot growers in Burns Lake, B.C.? Nations Cannabis is holding a job fair this week in a northern British Columbia mill town, as it prepares to transform an idled wood products mill into a large marijuana production facility.
Rensby added that it would be important for Indigenous developers to have an opportunity for self-determination in the project, which is slated to be First Nations-owned and co-managed.