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Sources: Canada’s Cannabis Act review won’t launch until after queen’s funeral

From MJBizDaily by Matt Lamers September 15 2022 The Canadian government is delaying the launch of the mandatory review of the country’s 2018 recreational cannabis law because of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, sources told MJBizDaily. Queen Elizabeth II, who was Canada’s monarch, died Sept. 8 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The…

Judge dismisses charges against Mi’kmaw business accused of unlicensed cannabis sales

Matter dropped after Crown said lead investigator was no longer available From CBC by Erin Pottie September 2 2022 A Cape Breton man waited nearly two years to argue for what he says is his right to sell cannabis on reserve lands. But just as Albert Marshall Jr.’s trial got underway on…

Traditional Medicine

By David Malmo-Levine from Cannabis Culture June 9 2022 CANNABIS CULTURE – White Supremacist pot cartel & BC Provincial Government seeks to raid Indigenous pot dispensaries out of existence “Boundary n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of…

Unauthorized cannabis dispensary in M’Chigeeng F.N. leads to Cannabis Act charges

By Press Release | Manitoulin Expositor | December 21, 2021 On December 17th, 2021, members of the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service received a complaint regarding a person opening and operating a cannabis dispensary on M’Chigeeng First Nation. The owner of the business had applied for and was denied a business license in…

Ontario’s retail cannabis market is booming, but the new status quo is built on old injustices, say advocates

The rollout of the cannabis retail market has failed communities gravely affected by drug laws prior to legalization, advocates say. From The Toronto Star by Danica Samuel June 29 2021 Tyler James, community outreach co-ordinator at Cannabis Amnesty, says that the system ought to consider the cannabis industry’s past, present…

Position paper blasts Shawanaga Cannabis Law as an “unconstitutional” violation of the people’s rights

The position paper “opposes the proposed cannabis law for multiple reasons, including but not limited to: A) its unconstitutional violation of our Aboriginal and Treaty rights on our unceded Indigenous lands, B.) the failure of Chief and Council to involve or consult with the people, C) the lack of transparency or accountability over the convoluted corporate structure created to monopolize the cannabis industry, and D) the way in which the law criminalizes Shawanaga members involved in the cannabis industry.”