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Charges laid after search of illegal cannabis dispensary in Dartmouth

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Charges laid after search of illegal cannabis dispensary

Police have charged a man and a woman with selling cannabis after a search of an illegal cannabis dispensary in Dartmouth on Friday.

Shortly before 4 p.m. on January 31, 2020, members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search warrant at Compassion Consulting, located at 601-46 Portland Street. Investigators seized in excess of 750 grams of cannabis, 42 pre-rolled cannabis cigarettes, 82 units of cannabis oils as well as other cannabis products.

A man and a woman, both from Dartmouth, face three charges each:

  • Section 9(2) of the Cannabis Act – Possession for the purpose of distributing
  • Section 10(2) of the Cannabis Act- Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling
  • Section 13(1) of the Cannabis Act- Possession for the use in distribution of illicit cannabis

The accused are scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.


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