RCMP detain senior in Hay River selling legal cannabis oil at town market

RCMP in Hay River, N.W.T., barged in a senior citizen selling cannabis oil at the Fisherman’s Wharf Market on Saturday.  As it turned out, the oil is legal to sell.

Jerry Miller, 67, sells low THC cannabis sativa seed oil through his company MedMar Natural Products. He has been selling the oil since March, 2017. He is based out of High Level, Alta. 

This was the fourth time he has set up a booth at the market in Hay River, and his first run-in with police over the product.

Jerry Miller

‘He was just a yelling monster,’ says Jerry Miller, describing RCMP behaviour when questioning him about selling cannabis oil on Saturday. (Submitted by Jerry Miller)

Miller said RCMP surrounded his booth, read him his rights, and asked him if he wanted legal representation. Miller requested a lawyer but said the investigation proceeded anyway.

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