Police in BC raided an unlicensed cannabis dispensary in Lac La Hache on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at approximately 8:00 am, seizing approximately $60,000.00 in illegal cannabis products and $160,000.00 in illegal tobacco products.
The police action was a coordinated effort with Williams Lake RCMP and Indigenous Policing Services (IPS), with assistance from the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Community Safety Unit (CSU) and the Ministry of Finance, Investigations Unit.
The BC CSU is the provincial agency tasked with handling unlicensed cannabis stores and was the lead agency in this action.
“The 100 Mile House RCMP continues enforcement efforts directed at illegal cannabis activities in our area”, said Sgt Brad McKinnon, Acting Detachment Commander.
No details were provided on the types of cannabis products sold, the name of the business, or if any arrests were made.