This week, the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation announced it will become the first reserve in New Brunswick to become a licensed producer of cannabis.

 t's a blistering July afternoon at the Edmundston Truck Stop. The air vibrates with the low rumbling of a dozen idling 18-wheelers burning fuel.

For Chief Patricia Bernard of the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation, that's the sound of money.

The big rigs have 600-plus litre tanks — and the Indigenous-owned gas bar is a popular spot to fill up before truckers hit the Quebec border.

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Julia Wright ~ CBC News ~ 

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