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Fire at Halifax cannabis dispensary deemed suspicious

Fire broke out at a cannabis dispensary on Dutch Village Road Friday morning.
Fire broke out at a cannabis dispensary on Dutch Village Road Friday morning. Reynold Gregor/ Global News

A fire at a cannabis dispensary Thursday morning has been deemed suspicious.

Members of the General Investigative Section of the integrated Criminal Investigation Division are taking part in the investigation.

The fire broke out at around 7 a.m. at Greenhouse Wellness in the 3500-block of Dutch Village Road in Halifax.

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Crews battled the blaze in the back of the building. There were no injuries.

Halifax Regional Police blocked off a section of Dutch Village Road during the morning rush hour as crews put out the fire.

Cannabis dispensaries are illegal. The only legal vendors of cannabis in the province are Nova Scotia Liquor Commission (NSLC) storefronts and its website.

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