Nipissing First Nation resident awarded cannabis shop licence: Nipissing First Nation is one of eight Indigenous communities authorized by the province to be able to sell cannabis.
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We do not work nation to province. They are a lower level of government and the federal government has to come to the table and work with First Nations because it is Nation to Nation.
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory pot shop owner speaks out against legal First Nation licences: Unlike Mississauga First Nation, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory has several dispensaries that are already producing cannabis products at an astounding rate.
Nipissing First Nation Chief on application for cannabis store: "You know we support the individual but we don't necessarily support the idea that the province has jurisdiction in our First Nation lands."
The Cannabis Act was created with limited consultation on how it would apply to urban Indigenous communities and communities on-reserve.
The illegal online marijuana market is raising security concerns among experts: Just four days after Georigia Peach saw all it’s illegal marijuana dispensaries shut down, the store reminded it’s followers they could still buy their weed on their website.
The OPP-led Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET) was created to dismantle organized crime and illegal cannabis trafficking. It includes officers from Anishinabek police.
Dispensary chain had four locations closed by Hamilton police last week, opened and closed another store, before Six Nations venture: On the same day Georgia Peach announced it had opened a in Six Nations, police raid the Ohsweken property.
Two separate alleged illegal cannabis storefronts located in Henvey Inlet First Nation were raided on Friday, Jan. 4 2019, resulting in the arrests of three men.
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario this week announced that Couchiching First Nation was one of the eight First Nations communities selected for approval to open a dispensary.