Hal­i­fax po­lice raid cannabis dis­pen­saries

Lethbridge Herald - - ODDS & ENDS -

Po­lice have seized mar­i­juana and cash from two Hal­i­fax dis­pen­saries, just days be­fore the pro­vin­cial govern­ment opens its own re­tail cannabis stores.

Hal­i­fax Re­gional Po­lice said 10 peo­ple, four women and six men, have been charged with pos­ses­sion for the pur­pose of traf­fick­ing af­ter raids Fri­day.

They said both mar­i­juana and mar­i­juana ed­i­bles were seized.

The ac­cused were all re­leased, and are sched­uled to ap­pear later in Hal­i­fax pro­vin­cial court.

The govern­ment will sell cannabis at 12 stores in the prov­ince once pot be­comes le­gal Wed­nes­day.

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