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Cannabis as colonialism? N.W.T. woman says government shouldn’t ‘impose’ legalization

PHOTO: Nora Wedzin outside a community consultation in Behchoko on Sunday. Wedzin wants more time before cannabis is legalized. (CBC News/Mario De Ciccio) By Katie Toth. Reprinted from CBC News North. Originally published May 02, 2018. When Nora Wedzin hears about the federal and territorial governments’ plans to legalize cannabis, including…

Major Market Opportunities on First Nations Land

NEWS PROVIDED BY Marketnewsupdates.com.  Originally published Apr 12, 2018, 08:30 ET Emerging Advanced Resources Could Rock The Canadian Cannabis Industry  PALM BEACH, Florida, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —  The Canadian cannabis industry may have to triple its supplies to meet market demand. Health Canada is projecting that cannabis demand will soar to 1 million kilograms…

Sahtu chiefs disappointed after being ‘shot down’ on cannabis ownership proposal

By Katie Toth. Reprinted from CBC News North. Originally published April 30, 2018. Liquor stores will be the ones to sell cannabis, N.W.T. government proposal says  (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images) Some Sahtu chiefs in the Northwest Territories are disappointed the territorial government won’t let their First Nations sell cannabis when it…

Proponent First Nations and the FNTC work to create a First Nation Cannabis Tax and Regulation option

Originally published April 28, 2018. Reprinted from FNTC website. The FNTC has been working with proponent First Nations to advance a First Nation cannabis tax option since March 2017. The FNTC made proposals about this option in April 2017 to the Minister of Justice and in August 2017 to the…