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All illegal pot stores have been shut down in the Southern Interior, investigator says

A special investigation unit based in Kelowna has managed to shut down most of the illegal pot shops in its Southern Interior territory. But, when it comes to shops on First Nations lands, that’s a grey area. Unit members have met with the chief and councils of many of the region’s First Nations trying to find solutions to the jurisdictional issues affecting their lands.

After nine months, recreational pot store opens in Kelowna

stores on First Nations land operated under their own rules, despite the disagreement of the federal and provincial governments. Indeed, a stretch of Westside Road became known as "The Green Mile."

National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference Coming To Kelowna

the National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference (NICHC) will be arriving at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia, providing attendees an opportunity to learn from indigenous experts and delegates from across Canada.

Cannabis cops crack down

Cannabis cops crack down: There are multiple stores to purchase cannabis, including edibles, along what has come to be called the "green mile" on Okanagan Indian Band land. These shops indicate they operate in a "grey zone" – but the Police says no.

Press Release: National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference 2019

From link to release, October 22, 2019 The legalization of marijuana has created new economic opportunities for Canada’s Indigenous population. Still, many communities lack the information necessary to capitalize on the growth of the cannabis & hemp industries. The National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference (NICHC), Nov. 26-28 at…