Negotiations are underway on a federal cannabis framework, that would see Indigenous communities run their own marijuana system, from grow-op to dispensary, separate from the provincial network.
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“We have not been able to access a safe legal supply of cannabis because we were left out of the federal legislation,” Chief McLeod said.
From myespanolanow.com link to article by Rosalind Russell, August 13, 2019 Mississauga First Nation is one of the eight Ontario First Nations chosen as a site for a cannabis store. Photo by get budding – unsplash.com Mississauga First Nation will be hosting a community meeting to discuss cannabis retailing. The First…
Nipissing First Nation resident awarded cannabis shop licence: Nipissing First Nation is one of eight Indigenous communities authorized by the province to be able to sell cannabis.
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory pot shop owner speaks out against legal First Nation licences: Unlike Mississauga First Nation, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory has several dispensaries that are already producing cannabis products at an astounding rate.
Bay Mills Indian Community (BMIC) has officially legalized recreational cannabis in its community, making it the first of 12 federally recognized tribes in the state of Michigan to do so.
Mississauga First Nation Chief Reg Niganobe says the decision to go ahead with the establishment of a band-owned and operated cannabis retail store was based upon the input of community members in the months leading up to legalization.