Fort William First Nation has been given the go-head by the Alcohol, Gaming Commission of Ontario to open a cannabis outlet in their community. But Chief Peter Collins says it's far from a done deal.
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Ontario’s regulatory agency for cannabis retail stores has invited five more applicants from Nipissing First Nation to apply for a store authorization and operator licence. The announcement was made, without consulting the First Nation's Band Council.
From leaderpost.com link to article by ARTHUR WHITE-CRUMMEY, October 29, 2019 Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) plans to loosen the reins on the retail cannabis market, leaving one entrepreneur fearing a “free-for-all” that could snuff out independent pot shops across the province. Gene Makowsky, minister responsible for SLGA, announced…
The owner of a cannabis shop in Millbrook, who has been publicly vocal about his operations, had his products seized in an RCMP raid, but he is adamant that he is operating legally under his Indigenous rights, and he now is considering civil legal action.
From tworowtimes.com link to release, October 22, 2019 The legalization of marijuana has created new economic opportunities for Canada’s Indigenous population. Still, many communities lack the information necessary to capitalize on the growth of the cannabis & hemp industries. The National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference (NICHC), Nov. 26-28 at…
Pikakakanagan women to open second cannabis shop: “To me it’s just two differently licensed shops. One would be licensed by Ontario, which I’m totally entitled to apply for, and one would be licensed by my own government, which I’m also entitled to have.
A man who was among three people arrested when a raid was conducted at two marijuana dispensaries on the Wahnapitae First Nation in mid-September has had several charges against him withdrawn.
FSIN hopes to see cannabis discussions continue in fall legislature session: First Nations communities selling recreational cannabis, despite not having official permission to do so from the province, are expressing their treaty rights
There are currently eight cannabis dispensaries on the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, and soon, one could become legal. Owner of Madashk, Sherry Kohoko, says she applied for a license from the Alcohol and Gaming Commision of Ontario (AGCO).
The Pikwàkanagàn First Nation near Ottawa will get to apply for a retail cannabis store licence, representing the ninth pot shop on the territory and the only government-sanctioned one.