This audio was recorded at the September 4-5 2019 AFN National Cannabis Summit at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.
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The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is accepting applications for licences to produce or sell now-legal cannabis but licensing on the Mohawk Territory remains a work in progress.
Federal Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan toured through the community of Akwesasne on Thursday, Aug. 1 with MCA Grand Chief Abram Benedict.
While recreational cannabis is flying off the shelves in some First Nation communities, the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory is taking a different route: Akwesasne still working on cannabis rules for entrepreneurs
a former police chief on the Mohawk territory of Akwesasne, chuckled when asked if he thought he would have trouble finding customers when his first batch of cannabis is ready for sale around summertime.
By Leslie Logan Complex community divisions surface; opportunity for community-based, community-designed regulatory system develops The Mohawks of Akwesasne have never shied away from economic opportunity, even if it involved risk. When the Canadian government legalized medical cannabis and then moved towards legalizing recreational marijuana across its ten provinces and three…
BY DAVID SOMMERSTEIN (REPORTER/ASST. NEWS DIRECTOR) Feb 24, 2019 — Tensions flared in Akwesasne Friday night over the sale of recreational marijuana. Mohawk police shut down a dispensary on the Canadian side of the territory for the second time in a month. But the clash is symptomatic of deeper divisions in the…
by Alan S. Hale, Standard Freeholder, February 23, 2019 AWKESASNE — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) is pleading for calm after a protest in front of the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service headquarters became violent on Friday night, resulting in a police SUV to be stolen by protesters and burned on…
Green Leaf Dispensary Raided… For The Fifth Time: A Kahnawake Peacekeeper entry team was again at Green Leaf on Highway 138, and seized a large quantity of suspected marijuana and marijuana-laced products.