Police seize product from magic mushrooms shops in Kitchener and Cambridge for 2nd time in a week

Two illegal magic mushroom shops in Kitchener and Cambridge were raided for the second time in a week by the Waterloo Regional Police Service.Officers searched a business at Victoria Street S. and Park Street in Kitchener and King Street E. and Waterloo St. N in Cambridge on Saturday.Investigators seized a large quantity of psilocybin, also known as magic mushrooms, along with Canadian currency, police said in a release.A 23-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, both from Cambridge, have been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.The execution of search warrants on Saturday came after the same two stores were raided on Wednesday by police. In that case, a 36-year-old Kitchener man and a 19-year-old Cambridge man were charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.Police said in a release that it wanted to ” emphasize to the public that the sale (trafficking) of psilocybin is a criminal offence” and contravenes the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.”Businesses engaged in selling these products are operating unlawfully, and the substances they offer are neither regulated nor subject to standardized quality control measures,” police said.

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