9 charged after Halifax police raid Dartmouth cannabis dispensary
Halifax Regional Police have charged nine people for selling cannabis after searching a dispensary in Dartmouth last Friday.
Police say members of the Drug Unit exercised a search warrant at the Atlantic Compassion Club Society at 141 Main St. shortly after 10 a.m. on Dec. 7.
Investigators seized more than 10,000 grams of cannabis, 1,000 pre-rolled cannabis cigarettes, 350 packages of cannabis resin and other cannabis products.
A man from Halifax, a man from Chester and three men and four women from Dartmouth were charged with possession for the purpose of distributing and possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling.
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Police say they will be appearing in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date.
The sale of cannabis is only legal at Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. (NSLC) outlets in the province.
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