Peepeekisis Cree Nation in Saskatchewan became the fourth First Nation in the province to open a dispensary without permission from the province or Ottawa. The community’s band council allows the store, which will create 15 jobs in the community of 491.
Regina Leader-Post, CTV News

As Nunavut’s legislative assembly, the Inuit territory’s MLAs will be working to pass a bill amending the Nunavut Cannabis Act, designed above all to allow physical retail stores (such as have been called for by Iqaluit).
Nunatsiaq, CBC North

Quick Hits

  1. Federal Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay, former attorney general, minister of national defence, and minister of foreign affairs, told a BC newspaper he disagreed with legalization, saying, “It should have been de-criminalized. […] What I most worry about is the impact on young people, the mental health implications, the impaired driving implications. It was forced.”
    Kelowna Daily Courier