Canadian Mayors Seek Federal Help With Illegal Dispensaries
In Canada, the mayors of two of Vancouver Island’s biggest cities are seeking guidance from the federal government on how to deal with illegal medical cannabis dispensaries and how to prepare for recreational marijuana legalization.
Until now, most of Canada’s illegal dispensaries have been in Vancouver, where police have focused on heavier drugs and local politicians have by-laws that regulate the city’s cannabis trade.
But dispensaries have started to pop up in nearby Victoria and Nanaimo, and observers expect more illegal dispensaries to open across Canada, according to the Globe and Mail.
On Thursday, the Victoria City