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Judge dismisses charges against Mi’kmaw business accused of unlicensed cannabis sales – CBC

Sep 02, 2022

Matter dropped after Crown said lead investigator was no longer available

A Cape Breton man waited nearly two years to argue for what he says is his right to sell cannabis on reserve lands.

But just as Albert Marshall Jr.’s trial got underway on Monday in Eskasoni First Nation, N.S., it came to a halt.

Marshall had been accused of operating a cannabis storefront in Eskasoni without a licence. The offence falls under Nova Scotia’s Cannabis Control Act.

The matter was dismissed by a judge after the Crown said its lead investigator is no longer available.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/judge-dismisses-charges-mi-kmaw-business-unlicensed-cannabis-sales-1.6569875

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