Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation celebrated the opening of Manitoba’s northernmost cannabis store on Wednesday, when it cut the ribbon on a Meta Cannabis Supply Co. location in Thompson.
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About 200 people registered for a Friday cannabis legalization conference hosted by Red River College, spending the day learning about the basics of marijuana, from plant anatomy to cultivation to retail sales.
Cannabis count: Who’s in and who’s not in Indigenous country? all about the new economic, political and cultural landscape unfolding in the wake of cannabis’ legalization in Canada, information about how Indigenous communities were reacting
Wednesday's recreational weed legalization sets the stage for a complicated clash on some First Nations, pitting Indigenous self-governance rights and social policy against federal legislation and economic promise
EDITORIAL: Manitoba First Nations Chiefs see cannabis as opportunity for economic development
First Nations hoped for role in establishing Manitoba pot tax: The leader of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) says the organization was “never consulted in a meaningful way” about a recently announced provincial tax on the future revenue of cannabis
National Access Cannabis also plans to run cannabis stores in partnership with five First Nations in the province, “expected to establish retail cannabis distribution on First Nation lands under Indigenous and NAC leadership.”