Article by Mike O, Cannabis Life Network
Cannabis may be legal, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get into trouble over it anymore- take this unlucky man from Ontario, who’s facing several cannabis-related fines.
What were his crimes?
The 26 year-old is facing two fines for “driving a vehicle with cannabis readily available” AND “unlawfully purchasing cannabis”, according to Global News.
The two tickets are going to cost him $215 and $180, respectively, which adds up to $395!
That’s a lot of money for just having some cannabis in his car- 27 grams to be exact- and even though it puts him under the 30 gram limit, the cannabis was seized and he was charged anyways.
Although it hasn’t been specified, I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that the man was carrying 27 grams of cannabis in the form of dried flower. For those not familiar with dried cannabis flower, having cannabis in that form within arm’s reach isn’t the same as having an opened can of beer on the seat beside you- although it’s being treated by police as if it were. But cannabis is not that dangerous!