August 7, 2018 5:23 pm

Two medical marijuana shop employees arrested, charged after Halifax police raid

Halifax Regional Police conducted a drug search at the Higher Living Wellness Centre in Dartmouth on Tuesday.

Reynold Gregor/ Global News
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Two people are facing drug charges after Halifax Regional Police raided a medical marijuana business in Dartmouth on Tuesday.

Police say they obtained a warrant and conducted a drug search at about 1:30 p.m. at the Higher Living Wellness Centre on Wyse Road.

Officers seized cannabis resin, cannabis edibles and cannabis-derived products.

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A male employee and a female employee, both aged 36, were arrested for possession for the purpose of trafficking. They were released and are scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

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