He tried to send half-kilogram of cannabis to his parents in a lavender-scented package

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He told Open Justice he has suggested to his parents that they now get their cannabis on prescription. Penalties associated with cannabis range from a fine of a few hundred dollars for possession to a “14-year jail term for its supply or manufacture,” notes information from the government. Apparently, tis the season to go easy on those who would send almost 500 grams of illegal cannabis, albeit lavender-scented to dampen the skunky scent, as a “gift” for one’s parents in the family home. A person “must have a prescription from a doctor before you can access any medicinal cannabis products,” notes information from the Ministry of Health.” The current medicinal cannabis scheme “enables the commercial cultivation of cannabis for the medicinal use and the manufacture and supply of cannabis-based ingredients, starting material and medicinal cannabis products.” We’d love to hear from you. The man was ultimately charged with possession of cannabis for supply.

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Apparently, tis the season to go easy on those who would send almost 500 grams of illegal cannabis, albeit lavender-scented to dampen the skunky scent, as a “gift” for one’s parents in the family home.

Per an article by Open Justice, the authorities noticed the yearly stash of cannabis, about 460 grams in two vacuum-sealed bags intended for medicinal and recreational use, sent by courier because of its strong lavender odour.

That extra attention was received somewhere along the...

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