Halifax Cannabis Shop Owner Says Charges Dropped in Relation to Three Raids

In a court hearing lasting just over one minute, the Crown withdrew all charges against a Halifax marijuana advocate stemming from a series of police raids at his medical cannabis shop.

Chris Enns had planned Friday to launch a constitutional challenge under Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Nova Scotia Supreme Court.

However, Crown attorney Jill Hartlen informed Justice Jamie Campbell that the charges filed under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act were being withdrawn.

Enns’ business, Farm Assist Cannabis Resource Centre, had been raided as part of ongoing trafficking investigations in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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