The chief and council of Oneida Nation of the Thames, a community south of London, want to ensure the safety of their First Nation's members who have been subjected to increased sales of cannabis in the community.
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Ontario’s legal marijuana retailers are allowed to open brick-and-mortar pot shops as of this Monday, April 1. London has landed an unusually large number of the lottery-selected stores, but will they be ready to open when the smokers come knocking?
In Ontario, where you can only legally buy weed from the province’s online store, dispensaries on First Nations are largely operating without interference from the state.
Recreational cannabis is being legalized in just two week, but illegal pot shops keep popping up in Ontario Indigenous communities, including one shop near London linked to a former band chief.
Police seize drugs, guns, stolen vehicles in raids of First Nations' reserves: In a series of raids of properties at First Nations’ reserves in Southwestern Ontario, police have seized five kilos of marijuana, more than 190 grams of cocaine
In a series of raids of properties at First Nations’ reserves in Southwestern Ontario, police have seized five kilos of marijuana, more than 190 grams of cocaine, oxycodone and hydromorphone tablets, 14 prohibited weapons, five firearms, six stolen vehicles and more than $7,000 in cash, OPP reported Thursday.