Canada Border Services seize over $10 million worth of cannabis destined for the US

The Canada Border Services Agency announced on June 10 that more than $10 million worth of suspected cannabis was seized from two separate locations in the Greater Toronto Area. The two seizures were triggered during inspections by Commercial Operations Border Services Officers (BSO) at warehouse locations in Brampton and Mississauga.  The first, on May 22 in Brampton, BSO workers noticed anomalies in a load of gardening mulch to be sent to the US. Employees spent nine hours looking through the 5,400 kilogram shipment of mulch, locating over 685 kilograms of suspected cannabis.  The second seizure, on May 28, was another 800 kilograms of suspected cannabis that was hidden in plastic kitchen containers at a Mississauga warehouse. The product was detected by a drug-sniffing dog. The products were also ready to be shipped to the US.  … Continue reading Canada Border Services seize over $10 million worth of cannabis destined for the US