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Beausoleil First Nation council looking into creating own cannabis laws – Simcoe.com

Beausoleil First Nation’s chief and council are exploring the possibility of creating their own law to regulate cannabis in their territory.

A cannabis survey has been released online in an attempt to get BFN members’ thoughts around cannabis and if the local First Nation should develop some laws of their own.

Cannabis was legalized throughout Canada on Oct. 17, 2018.

“Canada and the Province of Ontario did not provide any consultations with the First Nations before the law came into effect to advise us on the impacts or the opportunity, therefore, we are looking at developing our own law to control the substance in our community and territory for the safety of our membership,” stated the introduction to the survey.

Read More: https://www.simcoe.com/news-story/9547404-beausoleil-first-nation-council-looking-into-creating-own-cannabis-laws/

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