Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries Not A Priority For Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer

Vancouver's roughly 100 marijuana shops will now have to pay a $30,000 licensing fee and be subject to restrictions on their locations.

CANADA:  The Vancouver Police Department‘s new Chief Constable 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 Monday. Last week, after Vancouver city council Read the full article…

Vancouver’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Aren’t Getting Pot Legally

The dozens of pot dispensaries that have sprouted up in Vancouver over the last few years rely exclusively on illegal suppliers to keep their businesses going because they have no legal means of obtaining medical marijuana.

CANADA:  The dozens of pot dispensaries that have sprouted up in Vancouver over the last few years rely exclusively on illegal suppliers to keep their businesses going because they have no legal means of obtaining medical marijuana. The Vancouver Police Department is operating under the assumption that many of the city’s marijuana dispensaries are obtaining Read the full article…