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Pot raid should not have happened—Sudbury-area native leader – The GrowthOp

Ted Roque said the band council put laws in place governing the operation of marijuana dispensaries to safeguard the community

The arrest this week of Derek Roque–co-owner of the Creator’ s Choice cannabis dispensary on the Wahnapitae First Nation–should never have happened, said a band council member.

“We don’ t need (an Ontario) licence to do this,” councillor Ted Roque told reporters at a protest outside the Sudbury Courthouse on Thursday, referring to the sale of cannabis. “It is the Indigenous right to be economically self-sustaining… We don’ t need to get permission from the province of Ontario to do this.”

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