SN Elected Council to hold community meeting on cannabis

Ben MacDonald wants to manage the medicinal side of cannabis on the Six Nations. (Photo by Justin Lethbridge)

By Justin Lethbridge Writer Cannabis meetings are coming. Six Nations Elected Council (SNEC) says a community meeting on cannabis will be held early in 2020. The meeting is coming after issues surfaced with implementing its Cannabis Control Law and internal issues erupted with its appointed commission. During a discussion on cannabis, council heard from local businessman Ben MacDonald who wanted the chance to manage the medicinal side of cannabis on the Six Nations. He said despite knowing for years that cannabis legalization was coming, SNEC did not take the necessary steps to prepare and implement any regulations. “Six Nations has been aware of the coming cannabis industry for years. From local experts to our own Ec Dev Corp, information on new business ventures and investment opportunities have been submitted but…

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