BC’s First Indigenous-Owned Pot Store Opens on Vancouver Island

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The BC government granted the Tseshaht First Nation a license to run its own weed shop. But then the province opened a competing store just five miles away — on the exact same day.

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This week, the Tseshaht First Nation opened British Columbia's first indigenous-owned cannabis store in the town of Port Alberni on Vancouver Island.

When Canada legalized adult-use cannabis last fall, it granted each individual province the authority to determine exactly how...

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