First Nations and the provinces should look to US state-tribal Compacts as a pragmatic way forward for cannabis regulation on-reserve.
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Canada’s indigenous peoples are pioneering the billion-dollar bonanza that is the country’s growing cannabis market.
Andrew Clifford Miracle is a candidate for Chief in the Dec 7th, 2019 election of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory,. In this interview Clifford talks extensively about his views of the cannabis industry and of his vision for the future. He also provides his personal phone number in the course of the interview so that those who want more information may contact him.
Township of Tyendinaga to hold public meeting regarding cannabis shop: there will be a public meeting held on December 9 in regards to a rezoning for Wolfe Island Cannabis.
The following post contains video interviews with Mohawks involved in the cannabis industry in Tyendinaga giving their reaction to the upcoming Nov 16th, "Cannabis Control Law" Plebiscite being called by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. For more information about this issue, visit www.no-vote.ca
The next federal government needs to amend the Cannabis Act so First Nations can have jurisdiction over the industry on their territories, to seize its economic potential and avoid potential conflicts, according to some Indigenous leaders.
Reserves are now essentially a law enforcement no-go zone. They will not step foot on a reserve to shut down a pot shop, not even if there are at least 36 on a small reserve like Tyendinaga, Pop: 4,297.
The MBQ’s proposed “Cannabis Control Law” is an attempt to disrupt the Onkwehon:we cannabis industry in Tyendinaga and to put it under the control and jurisdiction of Health Canada and the Canadian Government. Here’s an overview of the law that the MBQ claims has been in effect since March of 2019.
The MBQ’s proposed “Cannabis Control Law” is an attempt to disrupt the Onkwehon:we cannabis industry in Tyendinaga and to put it under the control and jurisdiction of Health Canada and the Canadian Government. Here’s an overview of the law.
The following is the full text of the Cannabis Control Law enacted by the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Indian Act Band Council on March 31st, 2019.