Nanaimo RCMP Crackdown on Pot Shops: Justice Minister Unaware

Hand-delivered letter to 10 Nanaimo marijuana dispensaries orders end to pot sales

Canada’s new justice minister has questions about the recent Nanaimo RCMP crackdown on pot shops, after 10 shops received letters from police, asking them to cease sales within seven days or risk criminal charges.

Jody Wilson-Raybould was asked if the RCMP’s move to stop marijuana dispensaries ran counter with the government’s direction on pot. One of Justin Trudeau’s campaign promises was to legalize pot.

“We were very clear in our platform and certainly we will be moving forward with this. I will be having discussion with my colleague [Public Safety] Minister Goodale on this matter,” Wilson-Raybould told CBC’s Early Edition this morning.

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