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Provincial Cannabis Act enforcement,
Six dispensaries closed,
Thirteen people charged and released



Broadcast time: 13:15
Monday, October 22, 2018

Drug Squad
416-808-6100


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware that on Saturday, October 20, 2018, members of the Organized Crime Enforcement - Toronto Drug Squad attended three locations to enforce the provincial Cannabis Act.

These locations include:

- 66 Fort York Boulevard
- 250 Church Street
- 19 Baldwin Street

Ten people were charged and released on Part III Provincial Offenses Act summons.

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, members of the Organized Crime Enforcement - Toronto Drug Squad attended three more locations to enforce the provincial Cannabis Act.

These locations include:

- 282 Eglinton Avenue West
- 1506 Eglinton Avenue West
- 1530 Queens Street West

Three people were charged and released on Part III Provincial Offenses Act summons.

Investigators, working cooperatively with the City of Toronto’s Municipal Licensing and Standards, issued interim closure orders on all six locations.

The Toronto Police Service will continue enforcement and would like to remind those operating illegal dispensaries that if they choose to stay open, they do so at their own risk.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for A/Inspector Steve Watts, Organized Crime Enforcement - Toronto Drug Squad