Small turnout for meeting on marijuana

Aaron Sault opened the sparsley attended meeting. (Photo by Chris Pimentel)

By: Chris Pimentel Writer OHSWEKEN- While the majority of people who responded to a cannabis survey said they use marijuana daily for health reasons, only about 20 people, including several non-Six Nations members, showed up for a meeting on cannabis here Sunday. Results of a survey sent out by a local cannabis distributor showed surveys mailed out to 2,200 mailboxes, but only 731 responded. The surveys were sent to mailboxes on both Six Nations and New Credit but numbers were not broken down by community at the meeting. Instead the survey showed that of the 731 that responded, 511 or 72% said they used marijuana daily for pain, stress and depression. Survey questions on who should oversee or regulate pot at Six Nations saw 379 respondents saying “traditional medicine people.”…

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