Burns Lake resident starts medicinal marijuana company

By Flavio Nienow | Burns Lake Lakes District News | Dec 12, 2016 About four years ago, Burns Lake resident and former Burns Lake Band Chief Wesley Sam thought First Nations patients from across Canada could benefit from increased access to medicinal marijuana. Sam envisioned that increased access to medicinal marijuana could help First Nations struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder caused by residential schools, as well as various addiction issues. As the idea developed, Sam worked with Marc Storms, Chief Executive Officer of GMG Consulting, to advance the concept, and then partnered with Phil Fontaine, former National Chief of the Read More …