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.
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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.
Bridging Finance Inc. is starting with a Cannabis store on the Peguis First Nation in Manitoba, according to chief executive officer David Sharpe. His firm is working with Popcann, which fashions pot stores from old shipping containers.
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne is accepting applications for licences to produce or sell now-legal cannabis but licensing on the Mohawk Territory remains a work in progress.
Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory pot shop owner speaks out against legal First Nation licences: Unlike Mississauga First Nation, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory has several dispensaries that are already producing cannabis products at an astounding rate.
Did Indigenous Canadians use Cannabis Before Europeans Arrived? After he arrived in North America, Jacques Cartier wrote in his journal that he could see “hempe” growing.
A legal cannabis grow-op on an Ontario First Nation has been stopped due to community opposition. Chief and council of Neyaashiinigmiing First Nation enacted a temporary bylaw last month restricting an Indigenous cannabis company from operating