Pikakakanagan women to open second cannabis shop: “To me it’s just two differently licensed shops. One would be licensed by Ontario, which I’m totally entitled to apply for, and one would be licensed by my own government, which I’m also entitled to have.
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A man who was among three people arrested when a raid was conducted at two marijuana dispensaries on the Wahnapitae First Nation in mid-September has had several charges against him withdrawn.
Pot shop proposal going to public hearing: But neighbouring Halalt First Nation “strongly opposes” the potential for easily accessible cannabis, particularly by the younger members of the First Nation.
The line up at Costa Canna, the Cowichan Valley’s first retail marijuana store, was long at its grand opening on Oct. 18.“We’re open for business,” said William Seymour, chief of Cowichan Tribes.
FSIN hopes to see cannabis discussions continue in fall legislature session: First Nations communities selling recreational cannabis, despite not having official permission to do so from the province, are expressing their treaty rights
There are currently eight cannabis dispensaries on the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation, and soon, one could become legal. Owner of Madashk, Sherry Kohoko, says she applied for a license from the Alcohol and Gaming Commision of Ontario (AGCO).
The Pikwàkanagàn First Nation near Ottawa will get to apply for a retail cannabis store licence, representing the ninth pot shop on the territory and the only government-sanctioned one.
Recent RCMP spot checks conducted in Millbrook, according to one shop owner, were set up specifically to target non-natives who are purchasing cannabis products on the reserve.
Finance minister George Hickes said in the Legislature Monday that he doesn't think Nunavut's online sales options have led to a change in the amount of cannabis purchased illegally in Nunavut.