The company behind controversial efforts to establish an outdoor marijuana grow site at Neyaashiinigmiing issued a brief statement Thursday touting the economic opportunity lost this year by missing the current growing season.
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Wiisag an Indigenous cannabis company headquartered in Neyaashiinigmiing, says its growing window has closed.
Health Canada has withheld a licence sought by Wiisag Corporation to operate its proposed cannabis plantation, newly elected band councillor Geewadin Elliott said Wednesday.
A legal cannabis grow-op on an Ontario First Nation has been stopped due to community opposition. Chief and council of Neyaashiinigmiing First Nation enacted a temporary bylaw last month restricting an Indigenous cannabis company from operating
Band grappling with controversial marijuana project at Cape: Community concerns about a proposed outdoor marijuana farm at Neyaashiinigmiing have pressured the band council to act to halt the project
Neyaashiinigmiing band members will be gathering to protest at the site of a proposed marijuana plantation on the reserve this week, where preparations have already begun.
Proposed marijuana plantation at Cape draws community concern: A Neyaashiinigmiing-based company, which announced in May its plans to grow marijuana outdoors on the reserve, held community information sessions there earlier this month.
Wiisag Corporation: A local cannabis company with a global mission; Headquartered in Neyaashiinigmiing, on the west shore of Georgian Bay, Wiisag partners with Indigenous communities to fund, manage and operate the cultivation, product development, process
Wiisag Corporation close to planting 1st outdoor medical cannabis grow-op in a First Nation Social Sharing: Neyaashiinigmiing could be the first First Nation in the country to host a licensed outdoor medical marijuana grow operation on its territory.