B.C. Government Issues Searing Response to Cannabis Shop Lawsuit Claims

Article by Emma Spears, Growth Op

NEWS B.C. government issues searing response to pot shop lawsuit claims Shop owners are demanding the return of, or compensation for, their seized product. By Emma Spears  Lawyers for the Minister of Public Safety and the Solicitor General, also named in the suit, have issued a searing response to the Sikoras’ claims. / Photo: wildpixel / iStock / Getty Images Plus

The B.C. government has issued a response to a suit filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia by the owners of a medical cannabis dispensary in Vancouver that was subject to a raid in which the province’s Community Safety Unit (CSU) alleged the store was selling “non-medical cannabis.”

Shop owners Doug and Michelle Sikora claim in the suit that the Feb. 18 raid was essentially “a warrant-less search and seizure of medicinal cannabis and medicinal cannabis products from a medical cannabis dispensary,” and, therefore, represented a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedomsaccording to Coast Reporter.

The CSU asserts that the shop was selling adult-use cannabis products, and, as such, fell under its jurisdiction, along with that of B.C.’s Cannabis Control and Licensing Act.

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