From LeaderPost.com by Evan Radford April 23 2021 Zagime Anishinabeck is leading four communities in drafting cannabis safety standards for current and possible future on-reserve pot shops. More than two years after Ottawa legalized weed, Saskatchewan’s green industry has grown into a jurisdictional grey zone. First Nations in the province’s…
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The Six Nations Cannabis Commission (SNCC) has projected costs to establish an industry at Six Nations will hit almost $3 million before any structures are built or sales made according to SNCC budget documents obtained by Turtle Island News.
From leafly.com original article by Jillian Kestler-D’Amours July 20. 2020 On October 17, 2018, thousands of Canadians waited outside cannabis shops to finally buy the drug legally for the first time in the nation’s history. That same day, while attention was turned to the shops, the Canadian government promised to…
An amended version of a Senate bill that would allow agreements between the New Mexico Department of Health and Native American groups about medical cannabis was approved Wednesday by the Senate 25-16.
American Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug, the US Justice Department has said.
“The best way for Canadians to protect their health is not to consume cannabis , and adults who choose to use cannabis should avoid products from illegal or unknown sources.” – Minister of Health Hajdu
A Native American tribe that planned to open the first marijuana resort in the U.S. announced over the weekend that it was destroying its crop and temporarily suspending the plans in South Dakota while leaders sought legal guidance from the federal gov.
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.
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.