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Indigenous cannabis entrepreneurs choose between government red tape and reserve ‘red markets’

From The Globe & Mail by Ryan Hook November 30 2023 On Alderville First Nation – a reserve south of Roseneath, Ont. – a dozen cannabis stores make up a short stretch of Highway 45, in what’s been dubbed “The Green Mile.” Since Canada legalized cannabis in 2018, the sector’s…

Decolonizing cannabis

Excluded from Canada’s marijuana industry, Indigenous entrepreneurs are forging a sovereign market From The Breach by Caitlin Donohue August 4 2022 When Tim Barnhart first opened a cannabis dispensary on Tyendinaga Mohawk territory back in 2015, it was considered a radical act.  Legacy 420 was a sovereign shop, promising to empower Indigenous…

Medicine Wheel raising funds for Alderville Women’s Shelter in honour of missing and murdered indigenous women

Owner and Alderville First Nation member Rob Stevenson will match funds raised from raffle of painting From Original Article June 12 2020 Alderville First Nation’s Medicine Wheel Natural Healing is raising funds in June for the Alderville Women’s Shelter. The cannabis retailer, located at 8986 County Road 45 in…

Mainstream Inclusion in Canada’s Cannabis Industry is Purpose of Anishinabek Cannabis Gathering Saturday at Wahnipatae First Nation near Sudbury

The third Anishinabek Cannabis Gathering will be held this Saturday in Wahnipatae First Nation. The first two gatherings were held in Alderville and Pikwakanagan First Nations. All three communities currently have cannabis dispensaries