HALIFAX -- Three people have been charged after a raid on an illegal cannabis dispensary in suburban Halifax.

Police say officers seized more than three kilograms of cannabis, cannabis resin, 360 cannabis edibles and a knife when they raided the GreenTree Dispensary in Bedford Wednesday morning.

A 40-year-old man from Dartmouth and two women from Bedford aged 30 and 20-years-old have all been charged with possession for the purpose of distribution and possession for the purpose of selling.

The man has also been charged with possession of a weapon.

The three will appear in Halifax provincial court at a later date.

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