Flood Of Contraband By Mail

Mail bound for First Nations and northern hamlets now accounts for two thirds of contraband shipments of drugs and drink intercepted by postal inspectors, records show. Indigenous leaders had pleaded with Parliament to keep legalized marijuana out of dry reserves under the Indian Act: “Substances ranged from alcohol to illicit cannabis, opioids, ecstasy pills, methamphetamine and powder.”

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