A man who was among three people arrested when a raid was conducted at two marijuana dispensaries on the Wahnapitae First Nation in mid-September has had several charges against him withdrawn.
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A group of about 30 people marched in front of the Sudbury courthouse for several hours on Thursday, protesting the arrest and incarceration of Derek Roque.
The following are videos recorded at the scene of the protest to "Free Derek Roque" at the Sudbury Courthouse on September 19, 2019.
Chants of “Free Derek Roque” could be heard outside the Sudbury Courthouse this morning and dozens of people gathered to support the owner of Creator's Choice, who was arrested Sept. 18 after Anishinabek Police Service raided his dispensary on Wahnapitae First Nation.
A group of nearly 20 people rallied outside the Sudbury courthouse Thursday morning after police raided two First Nation cannabis dispensaries on Wednesday afternoon.
The arrest this week of Derek Roque – co-owner of the Creator’s Choice cannabis dispensary on the Wahnapitae First Nation – should never have happened, says a band council member.
On Thursday September 18th over 50 people showed up on less than 12 hours notice to rally in support of Derek Roque, the owner of Creator's Choice, an indigenous cannabis dispensary in Wahnapitae First Nation. Here is a compilation of some of the video that was taken that day.
Experts and advocates skeptical pot conviction pardons will benefit northerners: The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples vice-chief said he's concerned that record suspensions won't be available to Indigenous people who were more likely to face cannabis charges
Judge orders Tobique First Nation couple not to participate in cannabis-related ventures. They were charged after an RCMP raid at the Tribal ReLeaf dispensary on Tobique First Nation in 2017.
Three employees charged in a raid at an illegal marijuana shop on the Wahnapitae First Nation are a step closer to having the charges against them dropped.