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Halifax RCMP raid cannabis dispensary on 4-20, charge two people

Halifax RCMP say these Dunka Zoos were among the edibles and other cannabis products they seized from a dispensary in Middle Sackville, N.S., on April 20, 2019. Halifax District RCMP/Handout

Halifax District RCMP say they busted GG’s, an illegal cannabis storefront in Middle Sackville on Saturday, charging two suspects and seizing a large quantity of product.

Police say a man and a woman, both from Halifax, are facing charges under the Nova Scotia Cannabis Control Act.

Halifax RCMP have arrested two people after raiding GG’s, a cannabis dispensary in Middle Sackville, N.S., on April 20, 2019. Alexa MacLean/Global News

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The two are due to appear in provincial court in Dartmouth on June 21.

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The fine for operating an illegal pot store ranges from $10,000 to $25,000.

Police say officers seized cannabis, cannabis oils, as well as edible forms of cannabis, including, cookies, rice crisps, hot chocolate, gummies, and peanut butter balls.

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They say the owner of the building was also given formal notice to end the lease agreement with the operator.

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