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COVID case at pot shop

One staff member tested positive at All Nations Cannabis on July 21, they have reopened after full sanitation cleaning From castanet.net original article by Casey Richardson July 25 2020 All Nations Cannabis in Lake Country closed down briefly after one of the staff tested positive on July 21. “So we…

Indigenous cannabis cultivation facility to supply over 60 private B.C. stores

From princegeorgecitizen.com Original Article by Rebecca Dyok July 17 2020 An emerging Indigenous cannabis cultivation company in Burns Lake will be supplying its product to 65 private B.C. retail stores, marking one of the first partnerships of its kind in the province. Nations Cannabis announced it has signed a memorandum…

Indigenous Vernon pot shop owner refuses to close after provincial raid

$10K worth of product seized from downtown cannabis dispensary Tupa’s Joint From vernonmorningstar.ca Original Article by Kelsie Kilwana June 11 2020 Members of British Columbia’s Community Safety Unit (CSU) raided Tupa’s Joint in downtown Vernon, an Indigenous-owned cannabis dispensary, and seized all of its products Wednesday, June 10. “They took…

Williams Lake council seeks public feedback on First Nations shovel-ready cannabis facility

Williams Lake Indian Band’s farm-to-gate store will be built on First Nations land within city limits From wltribune.com Original Article by Monica Labm-Yorski June 3 2020 Williams Lake city council is going ahead with plans to gather community input on a cannabis cultivation facility the Williams Lake Indian Band (WLIB)…

Witset writes its own cannabis law

First Nation says it is their constitutional right to govern cultivation and sale of marijuana From BcLocalNews.com Original Article June 1 2020 The Interior News has learned a new cannabis shop scheduled to open soon in Witset — with a cultivation plant to follow — will operate outside federal and provincial…

Syilx Nation cannabis store holds grand opening in Vernon

Tupa’s Joint offers Indigenous cannabis products along with traditional First Nations medicines From VernonMorningStar.com Original Article by Brendan Shykora may 23 2020 The grand opening of Tupa’s Joint in downtown Vernon looked different than that of most other cannabis dispensaries, commencing with an Elder-led prayer, a drumming performance and a…

City, Williams Lake Indian Band at odds over projects, pollution abatement order

Frustrations aired at city council meeting draw ire of WLIB From wltribune.com Original Article by Monica Lamb-Yorski May 7 2020 Mounting tensions between the City of Williams Lake and Williams Lake Indian Band (WLIB) came to a head publicly this week after a city councillor and the mayor aired frustrations during an…

Huge hemp facility proposed for Prince George, B.C.

In Burns Lake, an Indigenous-owned company wants to replace vanishing forestry jobs with new jobs in pot production. Nations Cannabis plans to renovate a former mill in Decker Lake to cultivate 25,000 square feet of marijuana.