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COVID case at pot shop

One staff member tested positive at All Nations Cannabis on July 21, they have reopened after full sanitation cleaning From castanet.net original article by Casey Richardson July 25 2020 All Nations Cannabis in Lake Country closed down briefly after one of the staff tested positive on July 21. “So we…

Six Nations People’s Cannabis Coalition creates interim agreement, 6 shops open, 31 more to come

A grassroots coalition has emerged – in the face of Band Council opposition and violent police raids – to set rules and to ensure the safety of Indigenous cannabis industry at Six Nations. From realpeoples.media original article July 13 2020 SIX NATIONS – The ongoing saga of cannabis dispensaries at Six…

VIDEO – Batchewana Police receive letter and agree to “come to an arrangement” with dispensaries after National Aboriginal Day police station rallies

A new step in a dialogue was made on Sunday as Sergeant Jim Sayers of the Batchewana Police (OPP) agreed with dispensary owners that criminalization doesn’t work to address rights issues; and offered to “sit down, talk about it, come to an arrangement” as Anishinaabe people. OPP Provincial Liaison Team…

Tensions flare at former Camp Ipperwash

From theobserver.ca Original Article by Tyler Kula June 20 2020 A shop was burned down, another damaged, and a firearm appears to have been drawn – and a suspect arrested – in what Kettle and Stony Point First Nation’s chief called a tense and hostile situation reminiscent of the deadly…

One Indigenous Woman’s Prayers For Collective Cannabis Legalization

From greenentrepeneur.com original article by Mary Jane Oatman June 18 2020 On June 4th, a group of Nez Perce students organized a Natives for Black Lives Matter demonstration in front of the Nez Perce County Courthouse in Lewiston, Idaho. The event was supported by faculty, tribal leadership, and elders. The executive director…