RCMP officers conducted raids on shops in Millbrook on Wednesday and say charges are pending after cannabis products and paraphernalia were seized.
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The owner of a cannabis shop in Millbrook, who has been publicly vocal about his operations, had his products seized in an RCMP raid, but he is adamant that he is operating legally under his Indigenous rights, and he now is considering civil legal action.
Recent RCMP spot checks conducted in Millbrook, according to one shop owner, were set up specifically to target non-natives who are purchasing cannabis products on the reserve.
It's been a full year since cannabis was legalized, but Mi'kmaw dispensary owners in Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia still have no clarity on the legality of their businesses.
EDITORIAL: Time to clear the pot smoke. What’s not so clear is why dispensaries in Dartmouth and Sydney are being raided and those on the Millbrook reserve are not.
The unauthorized sale of cannabis on Nova Scotia’s First Nation Reserves and the current “trafficking” operations are no different than bootlegging alcohol says Chief, who would 'absolutely' support RCMP enforcement.
At least three cannabis operations have set up shop in Millbrook, despite the lack of any formal government agreement to permit retail marijuana sales outside of the NSLC’s domain. Shops selling pot under treaty right claim.
Cannabis partnership with Mi'kmaw investment ready to turn over a new leaf. cannabis company whose ownership is majority owned by Nova Scotia's 13 Mi'kmaw communities says the company is close to taking its product to market.
Mi'kmaq chiefs want more say on cannabis sales: the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs expressed its members concerns about the retail of cannabis products as it pertains to First Nations peoples across Nova Scotia.
Chiefs Frustrated with NS Decisions for Cannabis Industry : Cannabis was legalized to address the black market; but without access to legal cannabis, the black market continues to thrive in our Mi’kmaq communities.