Toronto cops: Medical marijuana outlets linked to organized crime

High-profile Canadian medical marijuana dispensary owners Marc and Jodie Emery were arrested, jailed and released on bail last week, while Toronto police accused the couple of links to “high-level drug traffickers.” The Emerys own Cannabis Culture, a brand which includes dispensaries in Vancouver, Toronto and Hamilton, as well as a magazine and other retail offerings. Police took 250,000 Canadian dollars ($185,984) in cash in several currencies, 65 kilograms (143 pounds) of cannabis and 2.4 kilograms (5.3 pounds) of marijuana extract and other drug paraphernalia after searching seven Cannabis Culture outlets and multiple residences on Thursday, according to the ...