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INDIGENOUS COUNCILS WANT CANNABIS SALES TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

The Six Nations of the Grand River is putting up a cannabis commission and wants eight percent of the sales to go to the community projects. The elected council at the territory submitted a law on February 25 that says those who have permits to process, produces, sell and distribute marijuana should contribute to the community.

Pot law overlooked First Nations

In the federal Liberals’ haste to negotiate how they would share all of that delicious, new cannabis tax revenue with the provinces, they totally neglected to consult with Canada’s First Nations communities on the same issue.

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…