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Cannabis and Hemp Conference Sees Jurisdiction as Major Issue

NetnewsLedger 22 November 2018 by James Murray in Anishinaabe Treaty No.7 (Calgary, AB.)  – The first ever National Indigenous Cannabis and Hemp Conference at Tsuut’inaNation attracted approximately 500 participants and resulted in a common goal of working together to stake claim in the growing need of Cannabis and Hemp. “The issue of jurisdiction is…

First Nations consider questions of profit — and sovereignty — at first national Indigenous cannabis conference

By BRENNAN DOHERTY StarMetro Calgary Mon., Nov. 19, 2018 CALGARY—Cashing in on the “green wave” of Canada’s recreational cannabis industry is as much a question of sovereignty as it is profit for some First Nations communities and entrepreneurs. Roughly a month after the Canadian government legalized recreational cannabis, hundreds of delegates filled…