Police have charged nine people with selling cannabis after a search of an illegal cannabis dispensary in Dartmouth last Friday.
Shortly after 10 a.m. on December 7 members of the Drug Unit of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division conducted a search warrant at the Atlantic Compassion Club Society, located at 141 Main Street in Dartmouth. Investigators seized in excess of 10,000 grams of cannabis, 1,000 pre- rolled cannabis cigarettes, 350 packages of cannabis resin as well as other cannabis products.
A man from Halifax, a man from Chester and three men and four women from Dartmouth were all charged with section 9(2) of the Cannabis Act – Possession for the purpose of distributing and section 10(2) of the Cannabis Act- Possessing Cannabis for the purpose of selling.
All of the accused are scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.
Source : Media Release