The one-year anniversary of the legalization of cannabis in Canada marks the launch the third edition of Growth and Prosperity: Indigenous Hemp and Cannabis Magazine.
Posts published in “Issues”
Australian cannabis Legalization: under this system he did still notice a disproportionate amount of indigenous people getting these notices, and he says no cannabis law will change the state of racial inequity completely.
Mexico’s legalization is not likely to mirror Canada’s, where a few massive corporations have dominated production For example, lawmakers are considering giving greater licensing privileges to indigenous groups.
NU Government: Legalization of edible cannabis, extracts and topicals. Due to Health Canada’s approval process, these new cannabis products will not be available for legal purchase in Canada until mid-December 2019 at the earliest.
The following are videos recorded at the scene of the protest to "Free Derek Roque" at the Sudbury Courthouse on September 19, 2019.
Exactly how the provisions of the federal Cannabis Act, which came into force on 17 October 2018, will apply to Indigenous communities has not been addressed in the legislation.
On Thursday September 18th over 50 people showed up on less than 12 hours notice to rally in support of Derek Roque, the owner of Creator's Choice, an indigenous cannabis dispensary in Wahnapitae First Nation. Here is a compilation of some of the video that was taken that day.
Experts and advocates skeptical pot conviction pardons will benefit northerners: The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples vice-chief said he's concerned that record suspensions won't be available to Indigenous people who were more likely to face cannabis charges
The Cannabis Act was created with limited consultation on how it would apply to urban Indigenous communities and communities on-reserve.
Did Indigenous Canadians use Cannabis Before Europeans Arrived? After he arrived in North America, Jacques Cartier wrote in his journal that he could see “hempe” growing.