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Cautionary cannabis tale

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If you’re growing your own weed, you need to read this.

A Revelstoke couple who opened their home to guests for a charity fundraiser have warning for people trying to legally grow their own cannabis in B.C.

Anna Minten and Emmanuel Levesque Dupere’s story has made headlines across Canada after they had their Revelstoke home raided by RCMP because their three cannabis plants were “visible to the public.”

Minten says five police officers in three cruisers showed up at their house with a search warrant, went through their home and their tenant’s suite, sheared the lock off their shed and cut down and confiscated their cannabis plants.

“Trust me, we are just as baffled as everyone hearing this story, which is why I feel it's so important to share it,” says Minten, adding she was surprised to find out cannabis plants have to be completely hidden.

“You need to read deep into Cannabis Act to find that lil loophole,” she says.

The Revelstoke Mountaineer first reported the story, and it has taken off: on Reddit, on........

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