Education campaign for Indigenous youth aims to reduce cannabis use before driving. The video, called DUI FYI, was created by BearPaw Media. It is 12 minutes long, and features two Indigenous actors who use humour to get the message across.
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This audio was recorded at the September 4-5 2019 AFN National Cannabis Summit at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.
Hundreds of delegates will gather to engage on the latest information and research relating to First Nations and cannabis, including key issues in areas like jurisdiction over sales and regulation, health impacts, social development impacts and economics.
The Gitsegukla First Nation has issued a public warning of fentanyl-laced marijuana in the community. The band office issued the notice July 29, saying blood work confirmed two members had been affected.
A report on priority areas identified during the Senate Committee's study of the Cannabis Act: Progress Report on Priorities Identified in the Eleventh Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
Washington State University researchers and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians will evaluate whether medicinal cannabis reduces opioid use and pain and improves the physical and mental health of clients at the Tribe’s Qwibil Natural Healing and Research Center.
Three Aamjiwnaang First Nation business entrepreneurs closer to realizing dreams awarded $750 each by a panel of four judges for their plans to develop a cannabis-derived pain salve.
By Pam Palmater. This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on Jan.30, 2019. For decades, federal and provincial governments, through their local, regional and national police agencies and court systems, have arrested, charged and imprisoned thousands of First Nations people for engaging in the cannabis trade. Many had…
Reversing drug prohibition and legalizing cannabis is a historic feat. But as Boyd points out, before we turn the chapter, drug prohibition needs to be “understood as a social justice and human rights issue. The question is how will the government address the historic violence and injustice of drug prohibition?”…
The results of the Alderville Cannabis Survey are now in. The survey, which was run by the Mississauga of Rice Lake Cannabis Association, asked Alderville First Nations members their views on the cannabis plant and its regulation in their community. 142 people filled out the survey over the one-month period…