Fisherman Cody Caplin is self-representing in a court battle over Mi’kmaq fishing rights; six days of trial are scheduled in December. CAMPBELLTON, NB – On October 12th, 2023, Mi’kmaw fisherman Cody Caplin appeared in court to fight an attempt by Crown prosecutor Denis Lavoie to summarily dismiss his constitutional challenge as “manifestly frivolous.”…
Posts published in “New Brunswick”
The Tobique First Nation is in discussions with companies to set up a medical marijuana grow operation and research facility in the western New Brunswick community.
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.
Cannabis sales should be legal in First Nations communities, former chief says. At least 50 illegal cannabis sales operations in the province, more than double the 20 legal Cannabis NB stores, that includes dispensaries in First Nations communities.
Kingsclear First Nation recognized nationally for economic development, is open to partnering with Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses and the band and council is now looking into renewable energy and cannabis production.
Chief says First Nation cannabis shops fall Under treaty law. Police and Cannabis NB disagree.
Crown recommends 12 months' house arrest for former Tobique dispensary manager; The raid and charges sparked debate about First Nation sovereignty and what band-approved stores can and can't sell.
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.
RCMP, Tobique in showdown over medicinal marijuana: The issue came to a head on Oct. 5 when officers raided the offices of Tribal ReLeaf, a medicinal cannabis dispensary on Tobique First Nation.