Underage Cannabis Consumption Arrest in Brandon

07.11.2018 16:17
By: Brad Gordon

Faces fine for underage consumption under provincial law


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Brandon Police have charged a 15 year old with consuming cannabis as a minor.

Mid-day Tuesday, police say they visited a home in the 700 block of 13th Street in an attempt to locate a missing person.

Police were met at the door by a youth who appeared to be under the influence.

The youth became confrontational and was arrested.  He was issued a Provincial Offense Notice and released.

Under the new cannabis laws, underage consumption could mean a fine, similar to underage alcohol consumption.