Saskatchewan Compassion Club reopens without marijuana

"I only wanted to help people who needed their medicine," compassion club owner Mark Hauk said Monday. (Devin Heroux/CBC News)

The Saskatchewan Compassion Club has reopened its doors after being raided by Saskatoon police last week — but you won't find any marijuana inside. 

Police took the unlicensed dispensary's stock when they arrested owner Mark Hauk and three others on Thursday. All of them are facing drug-related charges including trafficking and possession. Saskatoon Police say the charges relate to selling marijuana to recreational users and people with marijuana prescriptions. Because the facility is not licensed with Health Canada, any sale of drugs is considered illegal.

Hauk was released on bail and several conditions on Friday, and for now the compassion club will focus on providing information to his members. 

"I don't have any supply today, Hauk said. "And I have conditions and of course I'm not going to do anything knowingly today that would put me...

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