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Marijuana dispensary operates in grey area

http://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/2017/10/22/marijuana-dispensary-operates-in-grey-area By PETE FISHER, Northumberland Today Sunday, October 22, 2017 8:31:23 EDT PM ALDERVILLE – There are different opinions on whether a marijuana dispensary located on Alderville First Nation is legal. The Medicine Wheel Natural Healing – Indigenous Healing Through Medicinal Cannabis is located on County Road 45 in Alderville, north of Cobourg. It had a “soft” opening in June and has been doing a brisk business since then. Owner Rob Stevenson, who lives on Alderville First Nation and belongs to the Bear Clan, said in a interview on the business’s…

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Cannabis dispensary on Alderville First Nation wants Ottawa to butt out

Video and story here. Annette Francis  APTN National News Business has been good at a new cannabis dispensary on Alderville First Nation near Peterboroug, Ontario. “It’s just amazing seeing all walks of life come through here, so many different people,” said Mel Marsden manager of Medicine Wheel Natural Healing. They’ve been coming for everything lip balm to skin ointment, candy and, of course, a variety of marijuana. But the owner said it’s also about creating jobs. “Were creating an employment boom and economic boom,” said owner Rob Stevenson, “We’re going…

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Medicine Wheel dispensary owner has dialogue with police

ALDERVILLE – The owner of Medicine Wheel Natural Healing of Alderville First Nation says he has an ongoing dialogue with Northumberland OPP to ensure he meets their concerns about public safety and to let the police know what he is doing. The new healing, medical marijuana dispensary is located at 8986 County Road 45 and Rob Stevenson says he sells both cannabis and non-cannabis products. “I hope (the police) will respect our rights,” Stevenson said in an interview at the business that saw hundreds of people visit during last Saturday’s official opening…

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Alderville cannabis centre fighting for sovereign rights

by Todd McEwen NORTHUMBERLAND — When Bob Morrison was asked how he became a medical marijuana patient — his anecdote came with a warning. “This is not a nice story,” he said. A little more than six years ago, Morrison, 68, — who once lived in Cobourg, but now resides in the Greater Toronto Area — was asleep in his bed when he says a man entered his room with a hammer. “He began beating me on the head,” Morrison recalled, “with such force that one of the blows went through…

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