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Two Halifax residents charged with operating an illegal cannabis storefront


A man and woman are facing charges under the Nova Scotia Cannabis Control Act after a storefront on Sackville Dr. was searched.

On the morning of April 20, following a multiple-month investigation, Halifax District RCMP searched of a  Sackville Dr. shop and seized a large quantity of cannabis, cannabis oils, injectables, and edible forms of cannabis, including, cookies, rice crisps, hot chocolate, gummies, and peanut butter balls were seized.

A man and a woman from Halifax are facing charges for operating an illegal cannabis storefront and are scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on June 21.

Under the Act, it is illegal to sell cannabis, operate an establishment that sells cannabis or purchase cannabis other than from an authorized cannabis seller. The fines for these offences range from $10,000 to $25,000. If the business is run from rented space, the property owner can also be fined.

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