For young people considering a job in a competitive industry, the longer the wait, the harder that grabbing a foothold can become. Seeming to be well-aware of this, the Nipissing First Nation has decided to lower a ladder, instead. "we lowered the age".
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Cannabis and Indigenous Law: Public lecture with Onekanew Christian Sinclair... On October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada. Since that time cannabis and hemp has become an important and growing industry in Canada.
First Nations and the provinces should look to US state-tribal Compacts as a pragmatic way forward for cannabis regulation on-reserve.
City council voted to allow cannabis stores in Thunder Bay nearly a year ago, on Jan. 15. Since then, a dispensary on Fort William First Nation was shut down by the band, while an operator who was approved to operate a shop was disqualified
Ontario will disband the current lottery system, as well as the process governing First Nations applications, on Jan. 6 and allow anyone interested in applying for a retail operator licence to do so from that date.
Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation and Williams Lake Indian Band were among the groups lobbying the BC government over its cannabis policies.
Cannabis sales should be legal in First Nations communities, former chief says. At least 50 illegal cannabis sales operations in the province, more than double the 20 legal Cannabis NB stores, that includes dispensaries in First Nations communities.
Pot producers implore Ontario to open more stores: Ontario is home to nearly half of Canada's 243 licensed cannabis producers, and the lack of retail outlets has already been flagged as one of the most serious challenges facing the burgeoning industry.
Fort William First Nation has been given the go-head by the Alcohol, Gaming Commission of Ontario to open a cannabis outlet in their community. But Chief Peter Collins says it's far from a done deal.
Ontario’s regulatory agency for cannabis retail stores has invited five more applicants from Nipissing First Nation to apply for a store authorization and operator licence. The announcement was made, without consulting the First Nation's Band Council.