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Ex-AFN chief Phil Fontaine launches joint venture with Cronos Group to bring medical marijuana to First Nations reserves

Indigenous Roots, a partnership with Cronos Group, which owns two licensed cannabis producers, is led by Phil Fontaine, former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. It’s focused on indigenous ownership and operation as well as providing jobs.

Del Riley blazes trail for Indigenous cannabis stores with speaking tour and gifting of Constitutional certificates

Riley, with a lifetime of leadership at every level of Indigenous politics – local, regional, national and international – is now turning his mind to the issue of cannabis, and believes that Sections 25 and 35 of the Constitution Act can be used to protect the Indigenous right to use cannabis as a medicine and means of economic sustenance.

SNGR takes moment of silence ahead of general council; discussions on cannabis, elections and staffing changes

Ben MacDonald of One Nation Cannabis presented his ideas about what council should do in implementing the Six Nations Cannabis Law. MacDonald asked Six Nations of the Grand River General Council to provide a motion allowing One Nation to establish a cannabis task force to work with the Cannabis Commission and council.