Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries Popping Up in Ottawa

Ottawa police say they’re “aware” of medical marijuana dispensaries popping up illegally across the city, including one in Vanier that just opened its doors last weekend.

The Green Tree Medical Dispensary on Montreal Road, open since Sunday, sells dried cannabis and edibles like cookies and brownies to medical marijuana patients if they provide proof of a doctor’s prescription.

One of Green Tree’s consultants, Tyshanna Bryant (who calls herself a “bud tender”), told CBC News the dispensary is “good for access” for patients who need medical marijuana to treat a long list of ailments from cancer to insomnia.

– Read the entire article at CBC News.