Winnipeg shop owner disguised 'drug trafficking' business as medical marijuana shop: police

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Glenn Price, whose medical marijuana shop was raided by Winnipeg police, has been charged with drug trafficking.

"It was determined that the owner was operating an illegal drug trafficking business which was held out to be a medical marijuana dispensary," police said in a news release.

Several police units searched Price's shop, Your Medical Cannabis Headquarters, as well as a suite in the same Main Street building on Tuesday morning.

The sign is taken down at Your Medical Cannabis Headquarters on Tuesday, following the police raid. (Erin Brohman/CBC)

Police seized a kilogram of marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia from the store, and about two ounces of pot from the suite.

Price, 54, was charged with several drug-related charges before being released from custody.

He told CBC News on Wednesday that he was kept in custody for 12 hours without being offered anything to eat. He also said the police effectively put him out of business by taking everything...

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