Nineteen months into legalization, Canada’s the most cannabis-friendly country in the world (according to The Weed Blog), but continued busts prove no government is friendly to illicit cannabis.
GrowthOp, Weed Blog
- In Caledonia, ON, a couple were first charged with selling illicit cannabis out of their house–and then also charged for operating a non-essential business during a declared emergency.
- In Iqaluit, police charged a man for selling REC on the street.
Raiding in connection to sales on illicit mail-order marijuana (MOM) website Cannabus780, Edmonton police seized thousands of grams of dry flower, 420 grams of shatter, THC vape pens and edibles, as well as cocaine and crack cocaine.
CTV News, CBC Edmonton
- Edmonton police also seized the Cannabus780 web address and threatened to investigate the site’s clients. Online commentators questioned the legality of such an approach.
Edmonton PD, Twitter–@WhatsMyPot, @metalheadshawn, @SC06233868
After US Customs and Border Patrol intercepted two major shipments of US-bound cannabis from Canada, Canadian Border Services arrested an allegedly impaired man from Grand Rapids, Michigan, who asked border agents to buy weed off them.
CTV News, Soo Today