NTI president explains demand for marijuana legalization delay

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Nunavut needs addictions treatment centres and a public education campaign on the effects of marijuana use before Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. approves of cannabis legalization, the president of the land claims organization said. Anticipating that July 1 is not a reasonable deadline to accomplish those objectives, NTI passed a resolution in October calling for a delay...
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Derek Neary
Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North, NWT & Nunavut Mining, Construction and Degrees of Success. Derek's passion lies in human interest stories and he's indebted to those who share their struggles and triumphs. Derek has won more than a dozen journalism awards and has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of King's College.