Toronto Vows to Crack Down on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Storefront shops ‘not what the federal government envisioned,’ city official says.

Toronto’s growing number of medical marijuana dispensaries are breaking the rules and could pay for it with tens of thousands of dollars in fines, one city official is warning.

Mark Sraga, the city’s director of investigation services for municipal licensing and standards, told CBC News Monday the city plans to start enforcing legislation related to marijuana shops in the coming months.

“Our zoning bylaw does not permit medical marijuana dispensaries,” Sraga said. Only facilities recognized by Health Canada are legally allowed to distribute medical marijuana and must do so via courier, he continued.

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