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Jim Weeds medical marijuana store raided by Vancouver police

07/24/2014 07:25 EDT | Updated 09/23/2014 05:59 EDT
Vancouver police raided Jim Weeds Lounge, a medical marijuana store which, according to its website, sells mail order medical pot, after receiving reports the store was selling illegal recreational marijuana.

Police spokesman Const. Randy Fincham says marijuana was allegedly being bought at the store at 882 East Hastings Street and sold to youth in the surrounding neighbourhood.

Police say when they searched the store Thursday,  they identified five customers and three staff, none of whom were arrested.

Fincham says the police investigation is ongoing.

"The VPD will continue to respond to any complaints about illegal marijuana use and sales and decide if further investigation or enforcement action is required,"said Fincham. "

Our priority remains focusing on violent drug traffickers and those who prey on youth, the marginalized or the drug addicted."

MAP: 882 East Hastings Street

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