The first legal cannabis shop in the Alberni Valley opened over the Labour Day weekend on Tseshaht First Nation land, and others are coming—and there needs to be a place for it as we move forward.
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am not an expert on politics, land use or zoning bylaws but I am deeply disheartened by North Cowichan’s decision to consider the province’s application for a cannabis shop despite the plea from Cowichan Tribes Chief William Seymour .
On August 29th a new Indigenous cannabis association was created to unite and speed the expansion of Indigenous cannabis dispensaries in Anishinabek territories.
The provincial government maintains that the First Nation went ahead and opened its pot shop without a provincial license. The First Nation, on the other hand, stated that it passed its own band legislation with an 86 per cent majority voting in favour.
In the federal Liberals’ haste to negotiate how they would share all of that delicious, new cannabis tax revenue with the provinces, they totally neglected to consult with Canada’s First Nations communities on the same issue.
Last Thursday, I tabled my private member’s bill to expunge records for possession of cannabis for recreational use, an activity that will be perfectly legal in less than a week.
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