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First Nations

Canopy Backpedals on Plan to Work With First Nations Community

Canopy had second thoughts about a plan to build a facility in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, just outside of Montreal.

Did Indigenous Canadians use Cannabis Before Europeans Arrived?

And why this little fact matters.

Saskatchewan Asserts That Cannabis Store on Indigenous Land Is Illegal

The provincial government maintains that it, and it alone, has the authority to issue licenses for cannabis cultivators, wholesalers, and retailers in Saskatchewan.

Wabanaki Cannabis Strain a Surprise to Namesake First Nations

The product was named without consultation from Wabanaki people.

Inside Alderville, Canada’s First Nations Cannabis Boomtown

This tiny town's ‘Green Mile’ is transforming an entire tribe—and drawing customers from all over Ontario.

Indigenous Communities and the Cannabis Act: A Clash of Tradition and Treaties

Some Indigenous communities want an all-out ban on cannabis. Others want to be able to grow and sell cannabis freely. All feel they have a moral right to decide for themselves.

Indigenous Cannabis: Revitalizing First-Nation Economies Through Legalization

“There is an undeniable sense within the First Nation community of not being left behind,” says Jacob Taylor, co-founder of the First Nations-owned and -operated socioeconomic development firm the Pontiac Group.