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Press Release: National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference 2019

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…

Sovereignty, partnerships, licencing themes of Indigenous conference on cannabis

Friday, February 22nd, 2019 12:25pm | Windspeaker “This is a golden opportunity for all First Nations to get into the game.” — Christian Sinclair, Opaskwayak Cree Nation Two federal ministers spoke at a conference in Ottawa this week which gathered Indigenous cannabis and hemp industry leaders to discuss next steps…

Cannabis ventures could have been part of reconciliation, conference hears

JOANNE LAUCIUS Updated: February 20, 2019 A panel of federal bureaucrats got an earful at a national Indigenous cannabis and hemp conference in Ottawa on Wednesday. The message: Getting a slice of the cannabis industry should have been part of Canada’s reconciliation with its Indigenous peoples — but that opportunity…