The work underway on the First Nation Federal Framework on Cannabis was discussed at the inaugural meeting of the AFN Chiefs Committee on Cannabis during the AFN National Cannabis Summit.
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This audio was recorded at the September 4-5 2019 AFN National Cannabis Summit at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver.
The federal government's lead minister on the cannabis file has been in talks with First Nations leaders over how to carve out First Nations jurisdiction over the cannabis industry on their territories.
“Cannabis Jurisdiction is Ours: Economic Reconciliation in Action”; Last October marked the end of Canada’s 90-year prohibition. Not only did enthusiasts of medical and recreational cannabis celebrate legalization, but so did First Nation entrepreneurs
About six hours north of Winnipeg, in the small town of Opaskwayak, Man., lies a 1,500-square-foot retail store, fully stocked with cannabis, ready for business.
Reprinted from CTV News. Video Coverage here. OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Manitoba — The drums echoed across the empty muddy parking lot outside the local hockey arena as if a call out to the entire community. Despite the howling winds and subzero temperatures, almost instantly dozens began to arrive. By foot,…