Two Akwesasne cannabis shops raided; charges pending

AKWESASNE – Two cannabis shops on Cornwall Island were raided Tuesday, accused of not being properly licenced.

Police searched AK420 Dispensary on White Road and Wild Flower Cannabis Dispensary on Island Road at the same time – around 2 p.m. – seizing cannabis bud, shatter, cannabis accessories and cash.

“It has been confirmed that the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has not issued AK420 Dipensary or Wild Flower Cannabis an interim cannabis licence,” police said in a statement.

Criminal charges are pending.

Police say additional people may be facing charges under the Cannabis Act.