Canadian Feds Raid Dispensaries
Canada’s federal police have raided three dispensaries in Nanaimo, British Columbia, further muddying the situation surrounding cannabis as the country moves forward with legalization marijuana for recreational use.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) followed through on threats made Nov. 12, when agents hand-delivered letters to 10 Nanaimo medical marijuana dispensaries, ordering them to shut down within a week.
Dispensaries are technically illegal under federal law in Canada, though scores exist in the western part of the country.
Several complaints had been made against the dispensaries, officials with the local RCMP unit said, including selling to minors and soliciting