Kahnawake's draft cannabis legislation aimed at preventing problems that arose with tobacco: "we have to continue to move forward," said Gina Deer, the portfolio chief for cannabis on the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK).
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The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) wishes to inform the community that Ietsénhaienhs Gina Deer is attending the National Indigenous Cannabis & Hemp Conference taking place in Kelowna, British Columbia from today until Thursday.
Canopy had second thoughts about a plan to build a facility in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, just outside of Montreal.
People Hope To Have Their Say On Pot: community members have had their chance to voice their opinions on the cannabis question in Kahnawake.
Canada's legal cannabis industry is still in its early stages, and the country’s Indigenous communities are looking at the nascent market both skeptically and as an opportunity to prosper.
The draft Kahnawake Cannabis Control Law hearing last Tuesday (November 20) night followed a news release from the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake condemning disruptive actions during meetings.
Majority In Kahnawake Okay With Local Pot Sale: Community members had a chance last week to give their thoughts on cannabis sales in Kahnawake with an opinion poll.
“It is not in our culture, it is not in our traditions to use something like (cannabis). We call those substances mind-changers,” says Kenneth Deer, a member of the Kahnawake Longhouse. “We’re fine with the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, but not recreational.” Deer is a Mohawk traditionalist and views the…
The Mohawk community will now move forward with its own plan to license and regulate the sale of cannabis within its borders. The South Shore community rejected Ottawa’s cannabis legislation earlier this month, opting instead to create its own laws governing the growth and sale of legal weed in Kahnawake. Christopher…
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke will not allow stores to sell cannabis until the community has had a chance to weigh in on the idea.