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Cannabis storefront in Nova Scotia busted, two suspects facing charges


April 22, 2019
By The Canadian Press

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MIDDLE SACKVILLE, N.S.—Halifax District RCMP say they busted an illegal cannabis storefront in Middle Sackville yesterday, charging two suspects and seizing a large quantity of product.

Police say a man and a woman, both from Halifax, are facing charges under the Nova Scotia Cannabis Control Act.

The two are due to appear in provincial court in Dartmounth on June 21.

The fine for operating an illegal pot store ranges from $10,000 to $25,000.

Police say officers seized cannabis, cannabis oils and injectables, as well as edible forms of cannabis, including, cookies, rice crisps, hot chocolate, gummies, and peanut butter balls.

They say the owner of the building was also given formal notice to end the lease agreement with the operator.