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B.C. Throws Money at Indigenous Cannabis Industry – Cannabis Life Network

April 26, 2023

The B.C. government plans to throw $2.3 million taxpayer dollars at the province’s Indigenous cannabis industry. The announcement comes a few days after a First Nations group called for Cannabis Act reforms.

Concerning the Indigenous cannabis industry, while the B.C. government pays lip service to Indigenous sovereignty, their actions have been all over the map.

On the one hand, you’ve got legal retailers suing the government over lack of enforcement on First Nation reserves. And on the other hand, you’ve got the “Community Safety Unit” raiding peaceful Indigenous establishments.

The B.C. government has given itself more power to go after “illicit” online retailers. It has also strengthened the province’s civil forfeiture laws to target cannabis farmers specifically.

Read More: https://cannabislifenetwork.com/b-c-throws-money-at-indigenous-cannabis-industry/

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