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Senators Calling For Cannabis Legalization Delay To Address Indigenous Issues

By Joshua Ostroff. Reprinted from Lift & Co. The Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples is calling for a one-year delay to resolve social and economic concerns The Canadian Senate, our federal government’s unelected house of “sober second thought,” is again pushing back on the Liberals’ cannabis legalization legislation. But while…

Reserves not ready for legal pot: Senate

A Senate committee says Ottawa should put off legalizing marijuana for a year until Canada and First Nations can negotiate tax sharing, produce culturally appropriate education materials and ensure First Nations are able to regulate for themselves whether they want pot to be legal in their communities or not.