Referendum on New Zealand Cannabis Legalization: the Maori are arrested at significantly higher rates. Approximately 40% of the current Maori prison population are serving sentences for minor possession and supply charges.
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New Zealand MP Willie Jackson doesn't want recreational cannabis legalised, but if it is, says Māori have a right to share in the profits under the Treaty of Waitangi.
More than 50 Māori health leaders are calling on the Crown to ensure regulations for cannabis legislation favours Māori who want to participate and operate in the market, if New Zealand votes yes next year.
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.
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.
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.
The Cannabis Act was created with limited consultation on how it would apply to urban Indigenous communities and communities on-reserve.
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