A recent announcement by the provincial government that it would be awarding another 50 retail licences in the province, eight of which will be reserved for First Nation communities, has raised significant concerns over jurisdiction for First Nations.
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With provincially unregulated pot shops now operating on two Saskatchewan First Nations, Justice Minister Don Morgan says they’re definitely “problematic” and he wants the federal government to address the issue.
Sask. justice minister urging federal government to enforce on-reserve pot stores that are regulated by the First Nation but through the provincial government's regulator, the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority.
Mi'kmaq chiefs want more say on cannabis sales: the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs expressed its members concerns about the retail of cannabis products as it pertains to First Nations peoples across Nova Scotia.
Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation plebiscite and survey give chief and council nod to regulate legal pot sales
Limiting cannabis stores on Ontario First Nations against ‘community sovereignty’says regional Chief after the Ontario government announced that it will issue up to eight licences for cannabis store on First Nations reserves.
Chiefs Frustrated with NS Decisions for Cannabis Industry : Cannabis was legalized to address the black market; but without access to legal cannabis, the black market continues to thrive in our Mi’kmaq communities.
From APTN News link to article by Beverly Andrews January 22, 2018 Six Nations police raided a marijuana dispensary earlier this month arresting the owner and a few others. It’s what the band council appears to want and so does the chief of police. “They should wait until they are…
People Hope To Have Their Say On Pot: community members have had their chance to voice their opinions on the cannabis question in Kahnawake.
WLIB unveils a new statue of Chief William: WLIB Chief Willie Sellars said that this move is just one of the latest in a series of new endeavours the band has embarked on, including the recent opening of Indigenous Bloom cannabis dispensary