People Hope To Have Their Say On Pot: community members have had their chance to voice their opinions on the cannabis question in Kahnawake.
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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.
Cannabis Conversation And Comments Turn Chaotic: 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.
Stacey Talks Transparency, Firing: the Occupational Safety and Construction manager at the Labor Office, was fired on Wednesday. He said he was told it was due to his comments about the cannabis control laws he made last week on Facebook.
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake has signed a non-binding agreement with Canopy Growth Corp. The potential deal would see the First Nation host a 4,650-square-metre production facility, plus a processing and packaging space nearly half that size, in partnership with Canada's largest cannabis company.