Don’t expect Nipissing First Nation to apply for a retail license to sell cannabis on the reserve. That’s the word from Chief Scott McLeod who says there is no desire on the part of the band council. Chief says cannabis retail licensing process unfair
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Indigenous cannabis retailers are turning their backs on the Ontario’s plan to license up to eight stores on First Nations reserves, suggesting provincial regulation would hurt thriving businesses, cause infighting and infringe on their sovereignty
A recent announcement by the provincial government that it would be awarding another 50 retail licences in the province, eight of which will be reserved for First Nation communities, has raised significant concerns over jurisdiction for First Nations.
A Dispensing Freedom reader sent in this video of a massive cannabis plantation outside of Six Nations on Hwy 54.
Prospective Ontario First Nation cannabis store owner 'super excited' to apply for new licence: A band councillor in Couchiching First Nation and prospective cannabis store owner says he's excited that entrepreneurs in Ontario's First Nations can now apply
Indigenous group questions provincial approach to First Nation cannabis store licences On Wednesday, Ontario announced 42 licences will be issued throughout the province. Another eight are being allocated for stores to open up in First Nations communities.
With provincially unregulated pot shops now operating on two Saskatchewan First Nations, Justice Minister Don Morgan says they’re definitely “problematic” and he wants the federal government to address the issue.
Sask. justice minister urging federal government to enforce on-reserve pot stores that are regulated by the First Nation but through the provincial government's regulator, the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority.
Unlicensed pot stores on Sask. First Nations ‘unfair’: province. As a second unlicensed, First Nation-owned cannabis store opens up in the province, the provincial government is looking to Ottawa to deal with unlicensed pot shops on First Nations.