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Lhtako Dené and BC Government Sign Cannabis Agreement

From My Caribou Now by Zachary Barrowcliff April 22, 2022 Lhtako Dené Nation and the Province of BC reached an agreement to support Lhtako’s involvement in the cannabis economy, which includes a cannabis retail store. “This agreement demonstrates the Province’s commitment to supporting Indigenous participation in B.C.’s regulated cannabis market.”…

Chief Del Riley to speak in Millbrook First Nation on March 16th

Former National Chief Del Riley will deliver a presentation entitled: “Decolonization, ‘Moderate livelihood,’ and cannabis as an aboriginal right” at 5pm on March 16th at the Legends Gaming Center in Millbrook First Nation. Chief Del Riley is a Hereditary Crane Clan Chief of the Chippewa Nation, a two term Chief of the Chippewas…

Pot-shop lawsuit ‘a big smokescreen,’ says Long Plain First Nation chief

‘The province wants obviously direct control of anything and everything,’ Dennis Meeches says CBC News • Jul 04, 2021 The chief of a First Nation being sued by the province over the operation of a cannabis store on its treaty lands says the legal action has nothing to do with health…

Songhees open cannabis shop downtown

The Songhees First Nation opened the first of two cannabis retail stores in downtown Victoria on Friday. Seed & Stone Songhees Edition at 901 Gordon St. From Times Colonist by Darron Kloster June 26 2021 The Songhees First Nation opened the first of two cannabis retail stores in downtown Victoria…

Analysis: SNGR Band Council “Cannabis Law” violates both Canadian Law and the Great Law

From RealPeoples.Media EDITORIAL June 18, 2021 SIX NATIONS – On June 9, 2021 elected Chief Mark Hill and the Six Nations of the Grand River Indian Act Elected Band Council passed a new version of their “cannabis law” that will come “into force” on June 21, 2021. The law is a brazen attempt by elected…

Squamish Nation seeks preference for cannabis retail in Gibsons

Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation is seeking political support from Town of Gibsons council for “preferential opportunities” for cannabis retail in the municipality. From Coast Reporter by Sophie Woodrooffe June 17 2021 Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation is seeking political support from Town of Gibsons council for “preferential opportunities” for cannabis retail in the municipality.…