A second, First Nations operated retail cannabis store has opened on the Tk’emlúps reserve. Indigenous Bloom is now open for business.
Ontario is exploring the possibility of no longer running the province’s wholesale cannabis distribution business, according to several people familiar with the matter, a move that could substantially lower prices of legal pot in the province.
A second, First Nations operated retail cannabis store has opened on the Tk’emlps reserve. Indigenous Bloom is now open for business, and joins a growing number of retail pot shops throughout the Kamloops area.
Burns Lake-based Nations Cannabis is set to become the first Indigenous band in British Columbia to operate a licensed Cannabis growing facility. A leader in the Indigenous cannabis business, Nations Cannabis is currently going through the late-stage federal licensing process.
Omagakii Medical Dispensary staff members spent the majority of Monday stocking the shelves with oil tinctures, flowers and accessories after a ceremony to mark the soft launch of the new cannabis storefront.
Illicit vape pens and refill cartridges were for sale at four of the six cannabis stores visited by this newspaper at Pikwakanagan First Nation on the shores of Golden Lake, about 150 kilometres west of Ottawa.
The next federal government needs to amend the Cannabis Act so First Nations can have jurisdiction over the industry on their territories, to seize its economic potential and avoid potential conflicts, according to some Indigenous leaders.
A group of about 30 people marched in front of the Sudbury courthouse for several hours on Thursday, protesting the arrest and incarceration of Derek Roque.
UCCM Anishnaabe Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed a Criminal Code warrant at a residence in Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation based on information that there was an illegal cannabis dispensary located on the property.
The owners of two Wahnapitae marijuana dispensaries are vowing to reopen after raids Wednesday by Anishinabek Police Service shut them down.