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Indigenous cannabis news round-up

The Indigenous cannabis industry in Canada is growing quickly. There are two main aspects of the industry on reserve, grassroots people who are opening up their own dispensaries, and deals made by Band Council leaders with Licensed Producers. The following is a brief summary of some of the latest Indigenous…

Kanien’kehá:ka chiefs fear cannabis will lead to tobacco’s lingering problems

‘We have tobacco shacks, and we don’t want cannabis shacks’ Jessica Deer · CBC News · Posted: Oct 15, 2018 Kwetiio Goodleaf isn’t happy with how her community’s band council is developing legislation to regulate the cannabis industry in Kahnawake, Que. (Jessica Deer/CBC) Kwetiio Goodleaf has worked in Kahnawake’s tobacco industry for the past three…

Cannabis: the new tobacco?

Jorge Barrera • CBC News • May 27, 2018 Marijuana dispensaries are sprouting in large numbers on Mohawk territory, while community rules are up in the air It’s a 24-hour, seven-day a week business at the Pot Shoppe on Tyendinaga Mohawk territory, east of Belleville, Ont. The small, cabin-like store…

BONOKOSKI: Troubling smoke signals: One Ontario reserve already has 26 pot shops

The crapshoot involving the Trudeau Liberals’ rush to legalize marijuana before the summer’s end just got its timeline potentially thrown into disarray with the Senate recommending a year’s delay evaluate the harmful effects it may have on our indigenous communities. If only they knew it’s already a fiasco. Members of…

TRANSCRIPT-Akwesasne’s Stacy Huff on Cannabis, Healing and the Great Law

TRANSCRIPT Smoke Signals Radio Speaks with Stacy Huff March 16, 2018 Downloads: Audio  / PDF INTRO: You’re listening to Smoke Signals Radio, a Smoke Signals Media Production. I’m datejie green Today I’m speaking with Stacy Huff of Akwesasne Mohawk Territory. Stacy is a midwife trained in the healing powers of cannabis…