Lewis Mitchell believes his company can be a force for good for First Nations communities.
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CANNABIS CULTURE – To some, weed is medicine. To others, it’s a source of joy. But to First Nations, cannabis is even more. It’s a much-needed opportunity.
Just upriver from downtown Montreal, the Kahnawake First Nation council office takes pride of place in the reserve’s modest skyline, along with a youth centre and a pair of churches.
A licensed Canadian pot grower has announced it’s teaming up with the former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Phil Fontaine, to help give First Nations communities across the country access to medical marijuana.
Voters in 2012 elected to abolish the prohibition against pot in both Colorado and Washington states, but the latter is only this month issuing its first legal weed licenses to dispensaries that will grow and process marijuana.
The Maliseet First Nation in New Brunswick is working with an American company to build a medical marijuana research and treatment facility.