Wiisag Corporation: A local cannabis company with a global mission; Headquartered in Neyaashiinigmiing, on the west shore of Georgian Bay, Wiisag partners with Indigenous communities to fund, manage and operate the cultivation, product development, process
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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
Non-medical cannabis shop shot down by council: a member of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation, who does not support the opening of a cannabis retail store anywhere near the Nation, citing concerns about pre-existing vagrancy and drug use issues
Washington State University researchers and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians will evaluate whether medicinal cannabis reduces opioid use and pain and improves the physical and mental health of clients at the Tribe’s Qwibil Natural Healing and Research Center.
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation banning all illegal drugs, including cannabis: Chief and council passed by way of motion through a Band Council Resolution. A letter was sent on May 4th to inform all Carry The Kettle residents of the ban.
Wiisag Corporation close to planting 1st outdoor medical cannabis grow-op in a First Nation Social Sharing: Neyaashiinigmiing could be the first First Nation in the country to host a licensed outdoor medical marijuana grow operation on its territory.
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.
2 face drug charges after search of Trent Lakes medical dispensary: As part of an investigation, on May 1 around 8:30 a.m., members of the OPP Peterborough executed a drug search warrant at the Soaring Eagle Medical Dispensary
Company looking to produce CBD oil in the South Okanagan one step closer: Green Mountain has secured a 98-acre parcel of Indigenous agricultural land in Marron Valley.
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…