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Indigenous cannabis news round-up

The Indigenous cannabis industry in Canada is growing quickly. There are two main aspects of the industry on reserve, grassroots people who are opening up their own dispensaries, and deals made by Band Council leaders with Licensed Producers. The following is a brief summary of some of the latest Indigenous…

Stacey Talks Transparency, Firing

Stacey Talks Transparency, Firing: the Occupational Safety and Construction manager at the Labor Office, was fired on Wednesday. He said he was told it was due to his comments about the cannabis control laws he made last week on Facebook.

Kanien’kehá:ka chiefs fear cannabis will lead to tobacco’s lingering problems

‘We have tobacco shacks, and we don’t want cannabis shacks’ Jessica Deer · CBC News · Posted: Oct 15, 2018 Kwetiio Goodleaf isn’t happy with how her community’s band council is developing legislation to regulate the cannabis industry in Kahnawake, Que. (Jessica Deer/CBC) Kwetiio Goodleaf has worked in Kahnawake’s tobacco industry for the past three…


The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, just outside Montreal, has signed a non-binding agreement with Canada's largest cannabis firm, Canopy Growth, that could see the construction of a sprawling, state-of-the-art greenhouse.