A Native American tribe that planned to open the first marijuana resort in the U.S. announced over the weekend that it was destroying its crop and temporarily suspending the plans in South Dakota while leaders sought legal guidance from the federal gov.
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A special investigation unit based in Kelowna has managed to shut down most of the illegal pot shops in its Southern Interior territory. But, when it comes to shops on First Nations lands, that’s a grey area. Unit members have met with the chief and councils of many of the region’s First Nations trying to find solutions to the jurisdictional issues affecting their lands.
The Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) announced the opening of the first of two cannabis dispensaries on band land, the first along Highway 97 in the Senkulmen Business Park and the second opening at the Nk’Mip Corner in Osoyoos next week.
Riley, with a lifetime of leadership at every level of Indigenous politics – local, regional, national and international – is now turning his mind to the issue of cannabis, and believes that Sections 25 and 35 of the Constitution Act can be used to protect the Indigenous right to use cannabis as a medicine and means of economic sustenance.
Throughout the summer of 2017, the Government of the Northwest Territories invited public and ‘stakeholders’ – including community and Indigenous governments – to provide feedback on how the sale and regulation of cannabis would work.
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation in Saskatchewan has decided to set up a cannabis wholesale business on 350,000 sq. ft. of reserve land. The First Nation has teamed up with a British Columbia-based firm called Indigenous Bloom to launch the ambitious project
Curve Lake First Nation final report on community survey and study on whether the First Nation should have a marijuana store
The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has taken action to address questions surrounding the implementation of the Listuguj Cannabis Law and the creation of the Listuguj Cannabis Control Office.
Ketegaunseebee Medzin Society - a grassroots group led by a group of Garden River First Nation cannabis dispensary owners - was created in 2019 for Garden River First Nation members who consume, sell and grow cannabis.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: There are two indigenous cannabis meetings coming up in Atikameksheng. On Sunday January 19 there will be a public meeting at 37 Reserve Rd at the Community Centre in Atikameksheng. Del Riley will be in attendance to explain how Section 25 and Section 35 of the constitution protect the Aboriginal…