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Canada’s federal government wants to draft rules for cannabis in First Nations

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 6, 2019

The lead minister working on the Canadian federal government's cannabis file has been discussing hashing out regulatory framework for First Nations in Ottawa.  Cannabis has been legal in Canada since October 2018, when the Cannabis act – A.K.A "Bill C-45" – went into effect. Once cannabis wa...

Indigenous communities are funnelling funds into Canada’s legal cannabis industry

Pictured: Members of the Kahnawake Tribe attend a yearly powwow

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2018

A non-binding agreement has been signed by the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, securing a partnership between the First Nation and major Canadian cannabis producer Canopy Growth Corp. Based on the details of this Kahnawake cannabis deal, a weed production facility extending across 4,650 square meters ...

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