By David Brown, Stratcann, May 13, 2021 A First Nations-owned cannabis producer in Ontario has expanded its distribution to First Nations retailers in BC this week. The products, grown by Seven Leaf, a Health Canada licensed producer operating in the First Nation territory of Akwesasne, are being shipped following a release…
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At least two off-reserve cannabis retailers in Oliver raised a concern to the Chronicle about Indigenous Bloom not charging taxes, thereby, undercutting existing businesses that must charge the tax under federal law. They also questioned the fact these stores are not federally regulated.
Osoyoos Indian Band partners with Indigenous Bloom to open two cannabis stores The cannabis products will be sold at the locations under the Osoyoos Indian Band Cannabis bylaw with product standards that meet and/or exceed federal and provincial standards.
It’s the Osoyoos Indian Band’s turn to jump into the cannabis dispensary business. The band recently opened Indigenous Bloom in Senkulmen Business Park (next to Tim Hortons), and soon plans to open another shop in Osoyoos.
The Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) announced the opening of the first of two cannabis dispensaries on band land, the first along Highway 97 in the Senkulmen Business Park and the second opening at the Nk’Mip Corner in Osoyoos next week.