Council Candidate Nick Wyman released two videos today on his Facebook campaign page expressing his desire to see fundamental changes take place in Elected Council's relationship to the cannabis industry at Six Nations.
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The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council (HCCC) may be stepping into a quagmire of who is in control of cannabis sales and production at Six Nations. The HCCC agreed to look at issues surrounding cannabis sales and use at Six Nations including medical use and policing issues at its meeting Saturday, August 24 2019.
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.
Six Nations Elected Council has passed a law to regulate cannabis in its territory; vendors must provide band with 8 per cent of monthly sales for community projects.
The Six Nations Nations elected-band council is proposing a minimum age of 21 to use, grow, distribute and sell recreational marijuana in its territory. That's older than Ontario's threshold of 19 for pot in Canada's new legalized landscape.
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.
First Nations want more control over legalization of cannabis: As the deadline looms for governments to establish or oversee legal outlets for the sale of recreational cannabis, at least one group of First Nations says they plan to draft their own laws
Six Nations is drafting its own cannabis law rather than wait for outside governments to impose regulations.
SIX NATIONS – Last Thursday, April 5, and Friday, April 6th, the Six Nations Police Department conducted back to back police raids on the medicinal cannabis dispensary, King Leaf. On Monday, Smoke Signals Media spoke with representatives of the Six Nations Police Department (SNPD) and the Six Nations Police Commission,…
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…