The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has taken action to address questions surrounding the implementation of the Listuguj Cannabis Law and the creation of the Listuguj Cannabis Control Office.
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Ketegaunseebee Medzin Society - a grassroots group led by a group of Garden River First Nation cannabis dispensary owners - was created in 2019 for Garden River First Nation members who consume, sell and grow cannabis.
Manitoulin Island seems to have developed its own version of the Green Mile with at least four new locations popping up in Sheguiandah First Nation and another reportedly located in the community of Aundeck Omni Kaning.
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation (Ceg-A-Kin Treaty 4 Territory near Sintaluta, Saskatchewan) is partnering with Surrey, B.C.-based licensed producer (LP) Indigenous Bloom with plans to form a wholesale cannabis business on reserve land.
Curve Lake First Nation ought to "be bold" and open cannabis stores or start growing marijuana commercially for others to legally sell, said the majority of members who responded to a recent survey or attended focus group sessions.
AKWESASNE MOHAWK POLICE SEIZE CANNABIS, CANNABIS EXTRACTS, AND CURRENCY On January 7, 2020, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Marine Unit (SAVE) was conducting pro-active marine patrols on the St. Lawrence River monitoring boating activity.
Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation is teaming up with British Columbia-based company Indigenous Bloom to create a new wholesale cannabis business on reserve land.
Muscowpetung pioneered First Nations into the cannabis retail business, bucking the provincial government’s licensing system, claiming it has the authority to govern and create laws on its own land. For one year Mino Maskihki has operated on the First Nation, under its own laws and regulations.
Over 60 people gathered on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 to hear Del Riley, a former leader of the National Indian Brotherhood, and co-author of Section 25 and 35 of the Canadian Constitution, speak about the Indigenous right to run cannabis dispensaries on their own lands. The evening’s event came in the context of a recent raid on an indigenous cannabis dispensary in the territory, and a 50 person strong rally outside of Band Council offices.
First Nations and the provinces should look to US state-tribal Compacts as a pragmatic way forward for cannabis regulation on-reserve.