That hasn’t stopped Matthew Bell, a Bear Clan member of the Potawatomi nation, from seeking a different path – one which his fiercely independent ancestors travelled themselves. Instead of operating under Canada’s licensing system – which was devised without consulting Indigenous people – Bell is taking a stand for sovereignty.
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Dr. Shelley Turner, MD CCFP, will be speaking on Cannabis: An Opportunity for All First Nations at the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba 2020 National Conference, “Cannabis, Opioids, Crystal Meth: Enhancing a First Nation Context to Health Policy and Models of Care” on Feb.11th
Conference to tackle First Nations drug crisis: Cannabis, Opioids and Crystal Meth: Enhancing a First Nation Context to Health Policy and Models of Care will run Tuesday through Thursday at Canad Inns Polo Park and will bring in more than 250 first nations.
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.
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.
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?”…
Fort McMurray #468 First Nation hopes to start construction of a plant in May on its land near Gregoire Lake, about 50 km southeast of Fort McMurray, says a spokesman for a Vancouver company consulting on the scheme. The operation is designed to produce 2,600 kilograms of pot annually — possibly…
Expanded health services, including access to pot needs to be considered says doctor as Blood Tribe opioid crisis continues: On the Blood Tribe reserve in Alberta, witnessing an overdose has become a daily occurrence
TRANSCRIPT Smoke Signals Radio Speaks with Stacy Huff March 16, 2018 Downloads: Audio / PDF INTRO: You’re listening to Smoke Signals Radio, a Smoke Signals Media Production. I’m datejie green Today I’m speaking with Stacy Huff of Akwesasne Mohawk Territory. Stacy is a midwife trained in the healing powers of cannabis…