Belushi’s Farm Opens Akwesasne Cannabis Dispensary
Oct 27, 2022
AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council was proud to join Belushi’s Farm Akwesasne for their grand opening on Thursday, Kenténha/October 27, 2022; which included the appearance of actor Jim Belushi. Located at 987 State Route 37 in Akwesasne, New York; Belushi’s Farm is the latest tribally licensed cannabis dispensary to open under the jurisdiction of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, whose Akwesasne location is majority owned by Zachary Oakes. The tribal fees collected from their retail sale of high-quality cannabis products will help support community programs and services. Their Akwesasne location is the first retail cannabis dispensary to feature the Belushi’s Farm name. Attending today’s grand opening and ribbon cutting were: (from left) Tribal Chief Ron LaFrance, Tribal Chief Michael Conners, Zachary Oakes (owner), Jim Belushi, Akwesasne General Manager Taryn Thompson, Sub-Chief Benjamin Herne, Sub-Chief Agnes “Sweets” Jacobs, Belushi's Farm General Manager Chris Karakosta, and Sub-Chief Derrick King.
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council is the duly elected and federally recognized government of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.