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Media Release

Release Date: December 13th, 2018 - 8:40am

Originator: Constable Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Contact: D/Sergeant Anita Laframboise, Drug and Human Trafficking Unit , 905 825 4747 ext. 8710

Location: Milton

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Illegal Cannabis Dispensary in Milton



On December 12, 2018, members of the Halton Regional Police Service, Drug and Human Trafficking Unit concluded an investigation into an illegal cannabis dispensary located at 8060 Lawson Road Unit 4, Milton Ontario. A Cannabis Act search warrant was executed and two persons were charged with Unlawful Distribution of Cannabis contrary to the Cannabis Control Act (Ontario).
 
During the investigation, officers seized 3.0 kg of dried cannabis and a quantity of cannabis edible products including; cookies, gummies and lollipops.
 
Approximate value of seizure is valued more than $20,000.00.
 
Police would like to remind the public that currently the only lawful option for the purchase of recreational cannabis is through the online Ontario Cannabis Store.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.