The police have made a raid on the cannabis products that were sold illegally for weeks in coffee shops montreal, who described social media as “private clubs for consumers of medical cannabis”.
The operation, conducted on Tuesday in four businesses, led to the arrest of 12 people.
They have all been released on a promise to appear in court at a later date.
The places visited by the police the Café Amsterdam, located on Queen-Mary road, and the shops 710 CRC Montreal, Pierrefonds / roxboro and le Plateau-Mont-Royal, respectively, located on rue Sherbrooke Ouest, the boulevard Saint-Charles and rue Saint-Viateur West.
The striking police resulted in the seizure of approximately 5 kilograms of cannabis illegal, 200 grams of hashish, as well as a variety of edible cannabis such as brownies, cookies, gummy bears, and muffins.
Other derivatives of cannabis such as wax, refills of vapoteuse, creams, balms and oils have also been confiscated.
The Montreal police took the opportunity to remind the population that “the only source of supply of legal cannabis recreational” is the quebec Society of cannabis.