Anyone caught moving alcohol and cannabis without a permit within Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation could face penalities including fines or banishment, under a new community law that came into effect this week.
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The Cannabis Act was created with limited consultation on how it would apply to urban Indigenous communities and communities on-reserve.
Canopy's top pot advocate 'often called a sellout' but fights on: “I’m furious about it,” Black said, tearing up. “My company is allowed to have cannabis factories across the country and we just put a First Nations man in jail for 10 months for possession.
Garden Variety, one of four cannabis retailers approved by the provincial government to establish retail stores in Thompson, is hoping to set up operations in New Town Square at 90 Thompson Driver after being unable to come to terms on a lease at City Centre Mall.
Green Mountain, an upcoming socially responsible, low-cost, large-scale wholesale cannabis and hemp producer, has recently received a $1 million investment from Métis N4 Construction. Métis N4 Construction is a diversified project management construction corporation owned by Métis Economic Development Trust, which was established by the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF).
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says his government will enforce a cannabis retailers’ fee on First Nations store owners in the new year, setting up another potential clash with Indigenous leaders.