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.
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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.