The Six Nations of the Grand River is putting up a cannabis commission and wants eight percent of the sales to go to the community projects. The elected council at the territory submitted a law on February 25 that says those who have permits to process, produces, sell and distribute marijuana should contribute to the community.
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The Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation Council passed a motion on Monday March 18, 2019 to approve the MCFN Cannabis Control Law.
Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation is determined to control the use and sale of cannabis on its own territory, and has passed a law to that effect. However, the licensing scheme for stores is still some way off.
A day prior to the CrossFit fire, there was also an attempted arson down the street at one of the dozen cannabis dispensaries in the community. It marks the second time The Medicine Box has been targeted in the four months they've been in operation.
Williams Lake’s first cannabis retail store is set to open Friday, March 22 on land owned by the Williams Lake Indian Band near Scout Island on Mackenzie Avenue South.
With the federal government not giving First Nations across the country jurisdiction with cannabis under Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act), many bands, including Tk'emlups, have choosen to write its own cannabis laws while negotiating with governments.
Six Nations Elected Council has passed a law to regulate cannabis in its territory; vendors must provide band with 8 per cent of monthly sales for community projects.
By Leslie Logan Complex community divisions surface; opportunity for community-based, community-designed regulatory system develops The Mohawks of Akwesasne have never shied away from economic opportunity, even if it involved risk. When the Canadian government legalized medical cannabis and then moved towards legalizing recreational marijuana across its ten provinces and three…
A First Nation operating a cannabis dispensary without a provincial permit has laid the groundwork for taking the federal and Saskatchewan governments to court.
BY DAVID SOMMERSTEIN (REPORTER/ASST. NEWS DIRECTOR) Feb 24, 2019 — Tensions flared in Akwesasne Friday night over the sale of recreational marijuana. Mohawk police shut down a dispensary on the Canadian side of the territory for the second time in a month. But the clash is symptomatic of deeper divisions in the…