Nanaimo RCMP has closed a pot shop after its third day in business.
Officers went to Leaf Labs dispensary on Family Day and arrested a 24-year-old man who was allegedly running the business.
After closing the shop and getting a search warrant, police seized 1.5 pounds of marijuana.
Nanaimo RCMP Superintendent Cameron Miller says police recognize the complex situation around marijuana, but are guided by exiting laws and legislation.
The man was released from custody on a promise to appear in court.