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Sources: Canada’s Cannabis Act review won’t launch until after queen’s funeral

From MJBizDaily by Matt Lamers September 15 2022 The Canadian government is delaying the launch of the mandatory review of the country’s 2018 recreational cannabis law because of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, sources told MJBizDaily. Queen Elizabeth II, who was Canada’s monarch, died Sept. 8 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The…

Judge dismisses charges against Mi’kmaw business accused of unlicensed cannabis sales

Matter dropped after Crown said lead investigator was no longer available From CBC by Erin Pottie September 2 2022 A Cape Breton man waited nearly two years to argue for what he says is his right to sell cannabis on reserve lands. But just as Albert Marshall Jr.’s trial got underway on…

From raids to riches: Listuguj’s cannabis shops bounce back after 2020 police shakedown

Additional marijuana regulations and community revenue needed, says chief From APTN by Emelia Fournier September 1 2022  A Mi’gmaq First Nation on the Quebec-New Brunswick border has seen its marijuana industry grow dramatically – and its Cannabis Office is trying to figure out how to manage the boom. Weed shops have…

ACHEM Second Annual Global Health Summit Highlights The BIPOC Cannabis Legacy

From The Weed Blog by Leah Maurer June 17 2022 Cannabis has been used as a medicine for millennia, embedded in the cultural practices of people of color from around the world. From June 20-21, 2022, the Association for Cannabis Health Equity and Medicine (ACHEM), a nonprofit medical association advancing and supporting Black,…

Traditional Medicine

By David Malmo-Levine from Cannabis Culture June 9 2022 CANNABIS CULTURE – White Supremacist pot cartel & BC Provincial Government seeks to raid Indigenous pot dispensaries out of existence “Boundary n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of…

Five people arrested following police raids on selected Millbrook cannabis shops

From SaltWire by Richard McKenzie June 4 2021 MILLBROOK, N.S. — Five people are facing a variety of drug-related charges following police raids at three unlicensed cannabis shops in Millbrook on Wednesday (June 2). Although upwards of 10 such cannabis stores have been operating unhampered for some time on the…

There are many problems that deserve our attention but Willie Rioli isn’t one of them

Contrary to popular belief and convenient narratives, the AFL star does not need to be fixed by a justice system that fails Indigenous people From The Guardian by Ben Abbatangelo May 15 2021 This week West Coast Eagles forward Willie Rioli was dragged through the Darwin courts for possession of…