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Pot Meeting Ends In Call For Referendum

by Daniel J. Rowe – October 3, 2018 • The Eastern Door By 8:30 p.m., Mohawk Council of Kahnawake lawyer Murray Marshall’s summary of the Kahnawake Cannabis Control Lawseemed a distant memory. From 6:30 p.m. on, the majority of Tuesday’s Community Decision-Making Process (CDMP) meeting at Karonhianónhnha School involved heavy criticism directed at council and the…

The Long Trail From Seed To Weed To Market

by Daniel J. Rowe – September 27, 2018 • The Eastern Door If all goes to plan, the RoyalMax Biotechnology and Sublime Culture medical marijuana facility will be operational next month. Katsiraké:ron McComber is an assistant grower and horticulturalist at the Sublime grow-op in Laval. “I just find it’s so fascinating,” said McComber.…

Community Rolls Out Criticism On Cannabis Law

by Jessica Deer – May 11, 2018 • The Eastern Door A proposed Cannabis Control Law was hit with criticism at Tuesday’s Mohawk Council of Kahnawake community meeting, for blazing its way through the Community Decision-Making Process (CDMP). The draft law is currently undergoing a 30-day feedback period, which was extended until the…

Group Has High Expectations For Budding Biz

 by Jessica Deer – March 31, 2017 • Eastern Door With the federal government expected to legalize recreational marijuana use by 2018, Indigenous people across Turtle Island are trying to stay one jump ahead of the competition. The National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association (NIMCA) was officially launched on Saturday in Tyendinaga, with the…

Mohawk Council Considering The “High” Road

Membership and marijuana highlighted the first Mohawk Council of Kahnawake community meeting of 2017 with predictably controversial results. Medical Marijuana With expectations that the federal government will legalize recreational marijuana use by 2018, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is exploring the idea of entering the industry and is now looking…