Officers with New Brunswick’s Department of Justice and Public Safety seized contraband cannabis and various illegal products from a storefront in Saint John on September 20.
A 33-year-old man from Saint John was arrested and released and could face charges for violating New Brunswick’s Cannabis Control Act and the federal Cannabis Act. The investigation is still ongoing.
Officers say they executed a search warrant at a head shop called “Head Space” at 36 Main St. West, seizing:
- 675.1 grams of dried cannabis
- 69.8 grams of hashish
- 51 packages of gummies
- 17 jars of cannabis shatter
- 21 packs of cannabis edibles
- 13 distillate cartridges
- two vape pens
- 11 pre-rolls of cannabis
- $1,541.95 in cash
The Government of New Brunswick operates provincially-run Cannabis NB stores and also licenses a handful of privately-run cannabis stores in the province.
In late August, Department of Justice and Public Safety peace officers in New Brunswick also seized cannabis products from two locations in the province, one in Saint John and one in Moncton.
On August 29, officers executed a search warrant at Up Town Smoke West in Saint John at 391 Lancaster Ave, seizing 3,941 grams of dried cannabis, 801 grams of hashish, an undisclosed quantity of assorted cannabis products and edibles, and $7,065 in cash.
Up Town Smoke was located about a three-minute drive down the road from Head Space.
Then, on August 30, officers executed a search warrant at the L’Nuk Lounge in Moncton at 575 Main St. and seized 7,719.5 grams of dried cannabis, 690.4 grams of hashish, 171.3 grams of psilocybin (magic mushrooms), 246 grams of cannabis shatter, an undisclosed quantity of assorted cannabis products, edibles, contraband cigarettes, and $10,432 in cash.
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