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Campbell River city council won’t support cannabis license, citing First Nation opposition and ‘at-risk youth’ nearby

Campbell River city council won’t support cannabis license, citing First Nation opposition and ‘at-risk youth’ nearby: some of its prospective neighbours weren’t in favour of the idea, including Chief Councillor Chris Roberts of the We Wai Kum First Nation

The Hemperer and the Governor

It’s 2019, and the Oglala Lakota are revisiting a plan to grow hemp on the reservation. Hemp has been a long standing interest of the Nation. That’s because it’s an incredibly versatile plant. It was also acknowledged in their 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty. While the 1998 Tribal Council industrial hemp ordinance remains intact, there’s been a lot of litigation over the past twenty years.

High hopes: Will ‘cannabusiness’ turn around deprived communities?

From reuters.com link to article by Sarah Shearman, April 24th 2019 LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Having witnessed the fallout from drug and alcohol abuse in his struggling Maori community, Manu Caddie was always “quite anti-cannabis”. But now the youth worker-turned-entrepreneur believes the plant will bring prosperity to indigenous New…