Legal cannabis holds no special appeal to organized crime
An internal government memo says federal officials see no “strong pull factors” for organized crime to invest in legal cannabis over any other industry — despite allegations shady money is already tainting the business.
The government notes say public-safety and health officials do not see criminal infiltration of the booming business as a major threat.
The internal notes say the use of offshore bank accounts for investing is not illegal, nor The Trudeau government recently legalized recreational cannabis use with the idea being that no criminal can profit off illegal pot trade.
was there evidence such sources were being used by organized crime to profit from the legal cannabis sector.
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