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Dispensing Freedom

How legal weed will change Canada

The legal cannabis market is already presenting both challenges and opportunities for many Indigenous communities across the country. Former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations Phil Fontaine spent 2017 travelling to meet with First Nations and cannabis companies about the potential for future jobs and economic growth.

Cannabis: the new tobacco?

Jorge Barrera • CBC News • May 27, 2018 Marijuana dispensaries are sprouting in large numbers on Mohawk territory, while community rules are up in the air It’s a 24-hour, seven-day a week business at the Pot Shoppe on Tyendinaga Mohawk territory, east of Belleville, Ont. The small, cabin-like store…

‘Babylon Must Burn’

The Indigenous Cannabis Cup was an overall success despite some rain and wind on the second day, which was highlighted by Donisha Prendergast’s fiery call to action and resistance. The Toronto-based filmmaker and activist is also the granddaughter of the legendary Rastafarian revolutionary and world renown singer, Bob Marley. “I’m…