Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation (Ceg-A-Kin Treaty 4 Territory near Sintaluta, Saskatchewan) is partnering with Surrey, B.C.-based licensed producer (LP) Indigenous Bloom with plans to form a wholesale cannabis business on reserve land.
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Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation is teaming up with British Columbia-based company Indigenous Bloom to create a new wholesale cannabis business on reserve land.
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.
It has been one year since Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation opened Mino-Maskihki “Good Medicine” Cannabis Dispensary, and Chief Anthony Cappo says it has been challenging but overall successful.
From leaderpost.com link to article by ARTHUR WHITE-CRUMMEY, October 29, 2019 Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) plans to loosen the reins on the retail cannabis market, leaving one entrepreneur fearing a “free-for-all” that could snuff out independent pot shops across the province. Gene Makowsky, minister responsible for SLGA, announced…
FSIN hopes to see cannabis discussions continue in fall legislature session: First Nations communities selling recreational cannabis, despite not having official permission to do so from the province, are expressing their treaty rights
After spending months creating its own cannabis laws and regulations, Zagime Anishinabek First Nation, formerly Sakimay, has opened a dispensary, the Omagakii Medical Dispensary
Canada’s indigenous peoples, known as First Nations, want to get in on the legal cannabis action — or, in some cases, to continue to prohibit marijuana, in spite of federal legalization.
The Cannabis Act was created with limited consultation on how it would apply to urban Indigenous communities and communities on-reserve.
Today, cannabis presents a new and legitimate economic opportunity. Penalizing Indigenous communities for pursuing it would be unconscionable. Instead, federal and provincial governments must fosters cannabis-related economic development.