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Cannabis retailer calls out lack of regulation of First Nation shops

“I think it’s very condescending to Piapot First Nation, assuming that they would operate like that,” said a business adviser. From Regina Leader-Post by Trillian Reynoldson July 26 2023 Some retailers are sounding an alarm as more First Nations open self-governed cannabis stores in Saskatchewan, following legislation that was introduced by the…

Sask. legislation would boost First Nations’ authority over cannabis sales, bylaw enforcement

Legislature will move to 2nd reading on Wednesday From CBC by Danielle Ponticelli December 7 2022 The Saskatchewan government has introduced two amendment acts that, if approved, would provide First Nations increased autonomy on the sale of cannabis and bylaw enforcement. The Cannabis Control (Saskatchewan) Amendment Act, 2022 would provide…

Muscowpetung dispensary open for one year

Muscowpetung pioneered First Nations into the cannabis retail business, bucking the provincial government’s licensing system, claiming it has the authority to govern and create laws on its own land. For one year Mino Maskihki has operated on the First Nation, under its own laws and regulations.