Man claims police ruined $2k worth of legal marijuana after raid


Lane Britnell says the Saskatoon police ruined $2,000 worth of his legally obtained marijuana extracts following a raid of they city’s only medical marijuana dispensary. 

The former employee of the Saskatchewan Compassion Club says when police returned cannabis extracts that were seized from his home during raids last October, he found that most of the cannabis products were ruined. 

“I would say 80 per cent of it was destroyed or rendered unusable,” Britnell said. 

His lawyer successfully applied to have a judge order police to return the cannabis seized from his home during the Oct. 29 raids, he said. 

The extracts and oils he received back were stuck to the plastic evidence bags, two plastic gloves were also stuffed into the oil jars the cannabis was returned in, and dried marijuana that had been carefully sorted by strain and kept in separate jars was mixed together, Britnell said. 

“It just shows the lack of...

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