Couchiching was one of eight First Nations to receive a cannabis licence during a selection process that began on July 31 and a storefront is expected to open as early as the end of this year, or at the latest, summer of 2020.
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First Nation communities in northern Ontario say Canada and the province are ignoring their jurisdiction as they roll out their cannabis legalization plans.
The work underway on the First Nation Federal Framework on Cannabis was discussed at the inaugural meeting of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Cannabis during the AFN National Cannabis Summit.
The MBQ’s proposed “Cannabis Control Law” is an attempt to disrupt the Onkwehon:we cannabis industry in Tyendinaga and to put it under the control and jurisdiction of Health Canada and the Canadian Government. Here’s an overview of the law that the MBQ claims has been in effect since March of 2019.
The MBQ’s proposed “Cannabis Control Law” is an attempt to disrupt the Onkwehon:we cannabis industry in Tyendinaga and to put it under the control and jurisdiction of Health Canada and the Canadian Government. Here’s an overview of the law.
Negotiations are underway on a federal cannabis framework, that would see Indigenous communities run their own marijuana system, from grow-op to dispensary, separate from the provincial network.
Canada’s Assembly of First Nations, representing more than 900,000 indigenous people south of the Arctic Circle, held its first-ever National Cannabis Summit in Vancouver this week, where participants discussed the implications of legalization on the safety, public health, and economic development of their communities.
, lawyers Drew Lafond and Sonia Eggerman will present at the Assembly of First Nations National First Nations (AFN) Cannabis Summit in Vancouver, BC discussing First Nations’ jurisdiction over cannabis.
WAHNAPITAE ANISHINABEK TERRITORY – Some 45 minutes north west of Sudbury, Ontario, deep in a forest of birch trees nestled along the shores of picturesque Lake Wahnapitae, sits Creator’s Choice, the premier indigenous cannabis dispensary in Northern Ontario. Owned and operated as a family business by Derek Roque and his…
“We have not been able to access a safe legal supply of cannabis because we were left out of the federal legislation,” Chief McLeod said.