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Six Nations Police raid King Leaf dispensary twice in two days: shop vows to stay open and expand

SIX NATIONS – Six Nations Police doubled down in their attempts to shut down Onkwehon:we run medicinal cannabis dispensaries on the territory this week, carrying out two consecutive raids on the Onkwehon:we owned store King Leaf. King Leaf is located at 2792 Fourth Line (at Onondaga Rd) and sells Onkwehon:we…

A Timeline of Cannabis at Six Nations

Since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to office in 2015 and pledged to legalize recreational cannabis by July 2018, several Indigenous dispensaries have opened shops on Six Nations Territory, with differing levels of openness to the public. Below is a timeline of events at Six Nations. Spring 2017 – Medixinal Dispensary…

No dispensaries: Wait until marijuana is legal says Six Nations police chief

APTN National News | January 22, 2018 by Beverly Andrews  Video available here.  Beverly Andrews APTN News 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…

Indigenous leaders raise concerns over impact of legal marijuana on First Nations communities

Reprinted from the Toronto Star, Dec 12, 2017. Isadore Day, Ontario regional chief of the Assembly of First Nations, says it’s embarrassing that Indigenous leaders weren’t invited to take part in Monday’s talks between finance ministers in Ottawa. By KRISTY KIRKUP The Canadian Press OTTAWA—Indigenous leaders looking at the prospect of legalized…

Kanenhariyo on traditional medicine and cannabis

In this interview Kanenhariyo speaks about his understandings of Onkwehon:we medicine, especially as it concerns the cannabis plant. YouTube Version   Vimeo Version