Those Who Sell Pot Illegally Will Face $10K Fine Under Nova Scotia Law

Article by Jean Laroche, CBC News

Those who sell pot illegally will face $10K fine under Nova Scotia law Cannabis Control Act also introduces licence suspensions for drivers impaired by cannabis Jean Laroche · CBC News. The proposed law makes it illegal for anyone other than the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. to sell cannabis once it becomes legal this summer. (Canadian Press)

Drivers who toke in Nova Scotia will face stiff penalties if they are deemed to be impaired behind the wheel, and people who continue to sell pot, especially to those under 19, could face a $10,000 fine.

Those are just some of the provisions in the Cannabis Control Act introduced in the Nova Scotia Legislature Tuesday afternoon by Justice Minister Mark Furey.

“Our main priority has been the health and safety of Nova Scotians, especially children and youth,” he told reporters before the bill was introduced.

The proposed law makes it illegal in the province for anyone other than the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. to sell cannabis once it becomes legal this summer.

Those who sell illegally face a $10,000 fine. Stores that continue to sell pot face fines of no less than $10,000 and up to $25,000.

“Dispensaries are illegal presently, dispensaries will be illegal once legislation is rolled out,” said Furey, who expects there may be a crackdown by police once the proposed law is brought into force. “We may see a spike in [enforcement].”

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