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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 ...

Kahnawake Draft Cannabis Legislation will prevent problems that occurred within the tobacco industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 18, 2018

Located on the south shore of Quebec’s St. Lawrence River is the Kanien'kehá:ka community of Kahnawake. This First Nations Reserve sits south of Montreal, where the countdown is on for cannabis legalization in Canada. However, for the indigenous people living on Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, the grass ...

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