Here’s how they introduce their piece…

Just over a dozen Indigenous-affiliated cannabis companies have wound their way through Health Canada’s marijuana licensing process in the past 18 months, according to new data provided to Marijuana Business Daily.

And none of the latest licensees are located on a reserve.

In total, 19 Indigenous-affiliated cannabis companies make up a little over 4% of the 459 authorized federal cannabis licenses issued by Health Canada.


4% of Canadian cannabis licensees Indigenous-affiliated, with systemic barriers ‘baked into system’