Couchiching was one of eight First Nations to receive a cannabis licence during a selection process that began on July 31 and a storefront is expected to open as early as the end of this year, or at the latest, summer of 2020.
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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.
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 behalf of our Westbank First Nation, I wish to personally invite you to attend the 3rd National Cannabis and Hemp Conference designed to address the policy issues Nations considering cannabis are facing, to be held at the Delta Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort, in Kelowna, November 26-28, 2019.
The work underway on the First Nation Federal Framework on Cannabis was discussed at the inaugural meeting of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Cannabis during the AFN National Cannabis Summit.
The MBQ’s proposed “Cannabis Control Law” is an attempt to disrupt the Onkwehon:we cannabis industry in Tyendinaga and to put it under the control and jurisdiction of Health Canada and the Canadian Government. Here’s an overview of the law that the MBQ claims has been in effect since March of 2019.
The MBQ’s proposed “Cannabis Control Law” is an attempt to disrupt the Onkwehon:we cannabis industry in Tyendinaga and to put it under the control and jurisdiction of Health Canada and the Canadian Government. Here’s an overview of the law.
Experts and advocates skeptical pot conviction pardons will benefit northerners: The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples vice-chief said he's concerned that record suspensions won't be available to Indigenous people who were more likely to face cannabis charges
Negotiations are underway on a federal cannabis framework, that would see Indigenous communities run their own marijuana system, from grow-op to dispensary, separate from the provincial network.
Canada’s Assembly of First Nations, representing more than 900,000 indigenous people south of the Arctic Circle, held its first-ever National Cannabis Summit in Vancouver this week, where participants discussed the implications of legalization on the safety, public health, and economic development of their communities.