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Anishinabek Police Services raid Wahnapitae cannabis dispensaries in violation of Indigenous laws; Stores vow to re-open

WAHNAPITAE ANISHINABEK TERRITORY – In a surprise move by Anishinabek Police Services (APS), two dispensaries in Wahnapitae – Creator’s Choice and First Nations Medicinal were raided at 12:10pm today by a force of over a dozen police cruisers bearing the APS insignia. According to APS Police Chief Marc Lesage, the APS did not receive a request from Chief and Council of Wahnapitae First Nation to conduct the raids, but acted on their own behalf to unilaterally enforce the Federal Cannabis Act on Indigenous lands.

Déjà vu for OPP

At the end of August, the Manitoulin OPP stopped a vehicle travelling on Highway 17 in Baldwin Township, Ontario. Officers found the driver to be suspended in the Province of Ontario. Further investigation revealed the driver to be in possession of controlled drugs, and an amount of Canadian money.