Illegal magic mushroom shops in Hamilton raided by police

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Published February 16, 2024 at 5:15 pm

Hamilton Police shut down three illegal commercial psilocybin mushroom dispensaries Thursday, resulting in the arrest of three people.

Police executed three search warrants at dispensaries in Hamilton’s east end – Shroomyz, Fun Guys and Shroom Godz. The operators, a 22-year-old Grimsby man and two Hamilton residents – were arrested without incident.

Each has been charged with possession and proceeds of crime under $5,000.

Police also seized more than $100,000 in psilocybin products, which remains illegal in Canada.

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