The Vancouver Police Department’s new Chief Const. Adam Palmer agrees with federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose that the city’s flourishing marijuana dispensaries are breaking the law — but he isn’t planning a crackdown.
“They are illegal, so the minister is correct — there’s no issue there,” said Palmer.
Last week, after Vancouver city council passed a groundbreaking bylaw to regulate and license the city’s roughly 100 pot dispensaries, Ambrose issued a strongly worded statement that she was “deeply disappointed.”
“We expect the police to enforce the law,” she wrote.
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