Six Nations Grand River Development corp restarting work on NRL under police presence: The Six Nations Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) says it is sending its A6N – Back to Work construction company, A6N, back to work Monday on the stalled line
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The Six Nations of the Grand River is putting up a cannabis commission and wants eight percent of the sales to go to the community projects. The elected council at the territory submitted a law on February 25 that says those who have permits to process, produces, sell and distribute marijuana should contribute to the community.
Six Nations Elected Council has passed a law to regulate cannabis in its territory; vendors must provide band with 8 per cent of monthly sales for community projects.
The Six Nations Nations elected-band council is proposing a minimum age of 21 to use, grow, distribute and sell recreational marijuana in its territory. That's older than Ontario's threshold of 19 for pot in Canada's new legalized landscape.
In the federal Liberals’ haste to negotiate how they would share all of that delicious, new cannabis tax revenue with the provinces, they totally neglected to consult with Canada’s First Nations communities on the same issue.
First Nations officials say over-arching federal and provincial frameworks in place to regulate cannabis in Canada do not consider a third level of governance that comes from rights they already have over traditional lands.
Cannabis count: Who’s in and who’s not in Indigenous country? all about the new economic, political and cultural landscape unfolding in the wake of cannabis’ legalization in Canada, information about how Indigenous communities were reacting
The federal Liberal government’s point-man on legalizing marijuana said more talks between Ottawa, the provinces and First Nations are needed to sort out how the looming pot law will apply on reserves.
Six Nations is drafting its own cannabis law rather than wait for outside governments to impose regulations.
CBC journalist Jorge Barrera examines the rapidly growing indigenous cannabis industry in a segment for CBC’s National on April 20th, 2018. . http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational