BY JANAYA FULLER-EVANS, BURNABY NOW
Burnaby's medical marijuana dispensary is still signing up members after being raided by the Burnaby RCMP last week.
Burnaby's first medical marijuana dispensary opened on April 15 at 4927 Kingsway.
"The doors are still open," said Dana Larsen, a director with the Metrotown Medicinal Society, on Wednesday. "We're still doing what we can to help people."
However, the society is unable to provide patients with medical marijuana as part of the bail conditions set after three people were arrested in the raid last Thursday, he said.
"We're hoping to provide medicine in the future," Larsen added. Read more »
BY SPENCER ANDERSON, COMOX VALLEY ECHO
The North Island Compassion club, a medical marijuana group, was busted by Comox Valley RCMP last week.
On Friday, police executed a search warrant on the club's headquarters on Sixth Street in Courtenay on Vancouver Island.
They seized several pounds of marijuana, and arrested four people. RCMP spokeswoman Const. Tammy Douglas confirmed two were charged and released on a promise to appear in court.
"Police are concerned the club has become a front for marijuana dealing," said Douglas in a statement. "We recognize there are conflicting views on the medicinal value of marijuana but it remains illegal to sell in the manner in which they were conducting business." Read more »