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Seven people arrested at N.B. dispensaries

A man holds a handful of dried marijuana flowers. (Source: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck) A man holds a handful of dried marijuana flowers. (Source: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
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Seven people are facing charges under the federal Cannabis Act after peace officers with the Department of Justice and Public Safety seized contraband from dispensaries in Saint John, Riverview, and Moncton, N.B., earlier this month.

According to a news release from the department, officers executed a search warrant at Queen-E Smoke and Vape Outlet at 540 Pinewood Road in Riverview on April 4. They arrested a 57-year-old man, a 42-year-old woman, and a 23-year-old man, who are scheduled to appear in court on June 24.

They also seized:

  • 1.83 kilograms of dried cannabis
  • 97 packages of edibles
  • 16 grams of hashish
  • 176 pre-rolled cannabis joints
  • 24 grams of shatter
  • 49 flavoured nicotine vapes
  • $2,132 in cash (including cash in ATM)

On the same day, officers searched Queen-E Smoke and Vape Outlet in Moncton and arrested a 55-year-old woman who will also have a court appearance on June 24.

Officers seized:

  • 1.25 kilograms of dried cannabis
  • 184 packages of edibles
  • 11 grams of hashish
  • 295 pre-rolled cannabis joints
  • five grams of shatter
  • 40 flavoured nicotine vapes
  • $3,116 in cash (including cash in ATM)

The release says officers search Cloud Nine Vape at 10 Germain Street in Saint John on April 5 and arrested a 35-year-old man, a 25-year-old woman, and a 22-year-old man. They will go to court at a later date.

At the business officers found:

  • 1.4 kilograms of dried cannabis
  • 84.8 grams of hashish
  • 212 pre-rolled cannabis joints
  • 25 packs of shatter
  • 15 distillate cartridges
  • 21 vape pens containing THC
  • 26 packages of gummies
  • 73 flavoured nicotine vapes
  • $1,051 in cash

For more New Brunswick news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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