Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries Not a Priority for Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer

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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