A grassroots coalition has emerged – in the face of Band Council opposition and violent police raids – to set rules and to ensure the safety of Indigenous cannabis industry at Six Nations. From realpeoples.media original article July 13 2020 SIX NATIONS – The ongoing saga of cannabis dispensaries at Six…
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Ben MacDonald of One Nation Cannabis presented his ideas about what council should do in implementing the Six Nations Cannabis Law. MacDonald asked Six Nations of the Grand River General Council to provide a motion allowing One Nation to establish a cannabis task force to work with the Cannabis Commission and council.
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.
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