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Growing pains continue for Sask.’s pot industry: licences and supplies

In a two-page letter addressed to Chief Anthony Cappo of Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation, SLGA regulatory services division vice-president Fiona Cribb said the SLGA and provincial government officials would be willing to meet with the First Nation to discuss its cannabis store, but stopped short of threatening any action.

National Access Cannabis becomes Canada’s largest private recreational cannabis retailer by store count, leading the country with 17 stores

National Access Cannabis Corp. ("NAC" or the "Company") (TSXV: META), a best-practices leader in delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal cannabis in Canada, today announced that another eight NewLeaf Cannabis™ ("NewLeaf") retail locations have received cannabis retail licenses and are expected to open this week in Alberta and one new Meta Cannabis Supply Co™ ("META") store has received a cannabis retail license and is expected to open this week in Manitoba. The addition of nine new stores more than doubles the national number of NAC-owned and licensed cannabis retail stores to 17 — the most of any cannabis retailer in the country, excluding the Government of New Brunswick.

Pot law overlooked First Nations

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.