Indigenous man from Winnipeg has been sentenced to 10 months in jail for weed possession with intent to distribute under the federal government’s Cannabis Act.
RAMA – Pursuing Cultivation, Sales and Extraction Licensing – located in Rama, Ontario, this facility is a joint venture between MJardin and Rama First Nation which will bring large-scale cannabis cultivation, extraction, and retail to Rama, Ontario and the surrounding region. The partnership’s first major project is in the planning and development stage for the construction of a 75,000 square foot cannabis production facility with 9,000 kg per year of production capacity.
One approach to mitigating treaty violations is the additions-to-reserve process. In short, First Nations purchase land from a private owner and apply to transfer it to their reserves. Government helps in the process. Under the Treaty Land Entitlement process, Manitoba has also set aside $190 million to assist First Nations to acquire private land for the purpose of adding to their reserves.
The City of Delta could end up permanently blocking cannabis retailers from setting up shop here, but that might not be the case at the Tsawwassen First Nation.
On a rainy Friday in mid-March, members of the Listuguj First Nation walked into the local community hall for a job fair held by Zenabis, a nearby cannabis producer in the midst of a major hiring spree.
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.
A cannabis license applicant that has secured three properties in the Okanagan for cultivation and processing has received a $1 million investment from the Manitoba Métis Foundation.
Inner Spirit Holdings Ltd. ("Inner Spirit" or "the Company") (CSE:ISH) is pleased to announce that a Spiritleaf cannabis retail store is set to open at 27 Princess Street in the historic Smith Robinson building in Kingston, Ontario on Monday, April 1.
Ontario’s legal marijuana retailers are allowed to open brick-and-mortar pot shops as of this Monday, April 1. London has landed an unusually large number of the lottery-selected stores, but will they be ready to open when the smokers come knocking?
The BC Assembly of First Nations hosted a Cannabis Forum in Vancouver this week to figure out how they feel about cannabis.