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RCMP lay drug charges after search of Nova Scotia storefront

File - Nova Scotia RCMP have charged three people with drug charges after executing a search warrant at a storefront in Antigonish County. The Canadian Press file photo

Nova Scotia RCMP say three people have been charged after police executed a search warrant at a cannabis storefront on Post Road in Antigonish County on Friday.

Police say that as a result of the search, a large quantity of cannabis, cash and documents were seized.

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The three employees working at the store were arrested at the scene without incident.

The Mounties say a 52-year-old woman and a 39-year-old-man, both from Antigonish, N.S., are facing one count each of possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling.

A third person was released without charge.

The man and woman, who have not been named, are scheduled to appear in court in Antigonish Provincial Court on May 15.

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RCMP say their investigation is ongoing and more charges may be laid.

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