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Decolonizing cannabis

Excluded from Canada’s marijuana industry, Indigenous entrepreneurs are forging a sovereign market From The Breach by Caitlin Donohue August 4 2022 When Tim Barnhart first opened a cannabis dispensary on Tyendinaga Mohawk territory back in 2015, it was considered a radical act.  Legacy 420 was a sovereign shop, promising to empower Indigenous…

Fighting illicit trade is a crucial step in eliminating cigarettes

Awareness and education surrounding illicit tobacco in Canada can reduce the impact on public health From The National Post by Joanne Peters, Postmedia Content Works August 3 2022 This story was created by Content Works, Postmedia’s commercial content division, on behalf of Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. The trade in illicit…

ACHEM Second Annual Global Health Summit Highlights The BIPOC Cannabis Legacy

From The Weed Blog by Leah Maurer June 17 2022 Cannabis has been used as a medicine for millennia, embedded in the cultural practices of people of color from around the world. From June 20-21, 2022, the Association for Cannabis Health Equity and Medicine (ACHEM), a nonprofit medical association advancing and supporting Black,…

“You’re actually in a hell of a good position here” Chief Del Riley on cannabis in Millbrook FN

Over 80 community members came out to hear former National Chief Del Riley speak about cannabis as an Aboriginal Right. Reposted from www.mikmaqcannabis.com MILLBROOK FIRST NATION – On Wednesday, April 6th, 2022, former National Chief Del Riley made a presentation on the topic of “Decolonization, Moderate Livelihood, and cannabis as an…

Chief Del Riley to speak in Millbrook First Nation on March 16th

Former National Chief Del Riley will deliver a presentation entitled: “Decolonization, ‘Moderate livelihood,’ and cannabis as an aboriginal right” at 5pm on March 16th at the Legends Gaming Center in Millbrook First Nation. Chief Del Riley is a Hereditary Crane Clan Chief of the Chippewa Nation, a two term Chief of the Chippewas…

Unauthorized cannabis dispensary in M’Chigeeng F.N. leads to Cannabis Act charges

By Press Release | Manitoulin Expositor | December 21, 2021 On December 17th, 2021, members of the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service received a complaint regarding a person opening and operating a cannabis dispensary on M’Chigeeng First Nation. The owner of the business had applied for and was denied a business license in…