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“You’re actually in a hell of a good position here” Chief Del Riley on cannabis in Millbrook FN

Over 80 community members came out to hear former National Chief Del Riley speak about cannabis as an Aboriginal Right. Reposted from www.mikmaqcannabis.com MILLBROOK FIRST NATION – On Wednesday, April 6th, 2022, former National Chief Del Riley made a presentation on the topic of “Decolonization, Moderate Livelihood, and cannabis as an…

Chief Del Riley to speak in Millbrook First Nation on March 16th

Former National Chief Del Riley will deliver a presentation entitled: “Decolonization, ‘Moderate livelihood,’ and cannabis as an aboriginal right” at 5pm on March 16th at the Legends Gaming Center in Millbrook First Nation. Chief Del Riley is a Hereditary Crane Clan Chief of the Chippewa Nation, a two term Chief of the Chippewas…

Unauthorized cannabis dispensary in M’Chigeeng F.N. leads to Cannabis Act charges

By Press Release | Manitoulin Expositor | December 21, 2021 On December 17th, 2021, members of the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service received a complaint regarding a person opening and operating a cannabis dispensary on M’Chigeeng First Nation. The owner of the business had applied for and was denied a business license in…

Zoom Meeting: Opening Sovereign Indigenous Cannabis Dispensaries on off-reserve Traditional Territory

Join Ken Hughes Sr., a spokesperson for the Mississaugas of the New Credit Medicine Wheel – a sovereign Indigenous cannabis dispensary operating on traditional territory in downtown Toronto – to discuss the politics and possibilities of the Indigenous cannabis industry moving from the reserves to the cities.

Canada’s Cannabis Act is leaving Indigenous entrepreneurs behind, critics say

From MJBizDaily.com by Matt Lamers September 16 2021 The Assembly of First Nations is calling on Canada’s federal government to remove regulatory barriers it says are excluding Indigenous entrepreneurs from participating in the expanding adult-use marijuana industry. The national advocacy group’s assertion – made in an interview with MJBizDaily and in its 2021 “Federal Priorities”…

Indigenous-owned and operated cannabis platform launches on National Indigenous Peoples Day

Red Market Brand’s long-term goal is to “establish a national network of First Nation-licenced producers who will supply Red Market and other First Nation cannabis products — all approved by Health Canada.” From TheGrowthOp by Sam Riches June 21 2021 Red Market Brand (RMB) will give Canadian consumers an Indigenous option when…

Puffed out! Canada’s legalized weed business flops with rush to grow the drug resulting in a 1.1 BILLION gram marijuana mountain that can’t be sold as HALF of all cannabis is still bought illegally

Canada’s legal weed market has been struggling since legalization in 2018  Between 2018-2020, some 500 tons of unpackaged cannabis was destroyed  In 2019 and 2020, total of almost 6 million packages of cannabis were discarded  Canadian firms currently warehousing 1.1 billion grams of harvested cannabis  Almost all of that cannabis…