From MJ Biz Daily by Matt Lamers November 11 2022 Some Indigenous leaders believe they’ve been largely excluded from Canada’s multibillion-dollar legal cannabis retail and cultivation industry. That’s the message Indigenous leaders delivered last month at a Senate committee studying the implementation of the country’s federal cannabis law. At the…
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Additional marijuana regulations and community revenue needed, says chief From APTN by Emelia Fournier September 1 2022 A Mi’gmaq First Nation on the Quebec-New Brunswick border has seen its marijuana industry grow dramatically – and its Cannabis Office is trying to figure out how to manage the boom. Weed shops have…
Two weeks ago Quebec provincial police were helping Listuguj police with raids on cannabis shops in the community. Fast forward to today – those same shops are open once again with permission from the council.
The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has taken action to address questions surrounding the implementation of the Listuguj Cannabis Law and the creation of the Listuguj Cannabis Control Office.
This audio was recorded at the September 4-5 2019 AFN National Cannabis Summit at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.
On a rainy Friday in mid-March, members of the Listuguj First Nation walked into the local community hall for a job fair held by Zenabis, a nearby cannabis producer in the midst of a major hiring spree.
Listuguj Mi'gmaq First Nation is determined to control the use and sale of cannabis on its own territory, and has passed a law to that effect. However, the licensing scheme for stores is still some way off.
Martin will run for chief, not take any legal action: Cathy Martin initially was suspended for three months by Listuguj's band council in November for posts to Facebook she made about a business deal between the band and Zenabis, a cannabis producer