N.S. Introduces Amendment To How Officers Conduct Searches For Illegal Cannabis

Nova Scotia introduced Thursday an amendment to the Cannabis Control Act to clarify the standard of reasonableness required to search a place or vehicle.

In a recent provincial court case, the province said the section of the act that deals with search and seizure was found to “lack clarity and ruled statutorily invalid.”

This means police investigating violations under the act will need to have “reasonable grounds to believe” they will find illegal cannabis before conducting a search.

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