Not all First Nations are battening down the COVID-19 hatches. with Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory near Belleville. Dozens of smoke shacks and even more illegal cannabis operations are open for business, mainly to off-reserve customers.
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In an effort to encourage social distancing, no tobacco, alcohol or cannabis products will be sold in stores on the Kanesatake territory, Grand Chief Serge Simon announced Tuesday.
We are The Medicine Box, an Indigenous owned and operated cannabis dispensary. I think combining experience, the want to bring the medicinal properties of cannabis to everyone and an obsessive attention to the customer experience.
Oka mayor apologizes to Kanesatake Mohawks for claiming his village would be “surrounded” by Mohawks, illicit tobacco shops, cannabis dispensaries and illegal garbage dumps.
A day prior to the CrossFit fire, there was also an attempted arson down the street at one of the dozen cannabis dispensaries in the community. It marks the second time The Medicine Box has been targeted in the four months they've been in operation.
Quebec’s cannabis retailers are struggling to get by on their own supply. Some customers are turning to unregulated dispensaries on Indigenous territory.
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…
“This is about giving First Nations the tools to be self-sufficient and to be players in this new economy. “We want to be the first major Indigenous-owned grow operation in the legal cannabis market,” says Freeman, a Mohawk from the North Shore reserve. “The wealth in this business, it’s all in…
Cannabis count: Who’s in and who’s not in Indigenous country? all about the new economic, political and cultural landscape unfolding in the wake of cannabis’ legalization in Canada, information about how Indigenous communities were reacting
‘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…