Two ar­rested af­ter Cannabis Day protest turns vi­o­lent

Cape Breton Post - - CANADA -

VAN­COU­VER — A Cannabis Day event in Van­cou­ver has been marred by scuf­fles with po­lice and a cou­ple of ar­rests. By­standers say they wit­nessed of­fi­cers de­scend on the gath­er­ing of about 100 peo­ple out­side the Van­cou­ver Art Gallery around noon be­fore lead­ing at least one man away in hand­cuffs. An­gry crowds fol­lowed the of­fi­cers around the street cor­ner where the man was loaded into a po­lice van.

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