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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…

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…

Long Plain First Nation Pursuing Access to the Cannabis Market through its Inherent Law-­Making Authority

Media Release – Long Plain First Nation MAY 21, 2021 – The leadership of the Long Plain First Nation has adopted the Long Plain First Nation Cannabis Law pursuant to section 35 of the Constitution Act, the First Nations Land Management Act and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of…

First Nation cannabis producer Seven Leaf expands distribution to BC retailer Indigenous Bloom

By David Brown, Stratcann, May 13, 2021 A First Nations-owned cannabis producer in Ontario has expanded its distribution to First Nations retailers in BC this week. The products, grown by Seven Leaf, a Health Canada licensed producer operating in the First Nation territory of Akwesasne, are being shipped following a release…

N.P. Tribal member says proposed change to legislation is attack on tribal sovereignty

From KLEWTV.com by Justine Spine January 28, 2021 LAPWAI, ID — Idaho lawmakers proposed a constitutional amendment for the State of Idaho which would prohibit the production, dispensing, and possession of recreational drugs not approved by the FDA. Mary Jane Oatman, cannabis advocate for indigenous people, introduces herself in her native…

Mexico Unveils Rules for National Medical Cannabis Industry

Mexico health officials have published rules for the country’s medical cannabis industry and President Andres Manuel López Obrador approved regulations letting pharmaceutical companies conduct medical cannabis research. From ganjapreneur.com by TG Branfalt January 13, 2021 Mexico’s Health Ministry on Tuesday made public rules for the medical cannabis industry and President…

Former national chief says First Nations leadership have ‘no authority’ over cannabis dispensaries

Del Riley authored two sections of Canada’s Constitution Act affirming existing aboriginal and treaty rights. Decades later, they’re being used as a line of defence for the on-reserve cannabis industry From SooToday.com Original Article by James Hopkin June 23 2020 Although Del Riley is lending his roughly four decades of…