Montreal to pay $3 million to protestors whose rights were violated by city police

Riot police charge during an anti-police brutality demonstration in Montreal, Friday, March 15, 2013. The City of Montreal will pay more than $3 million to hundreds of protestors whose rights were violated by city police. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Riot police charge during an anti-police brutality demonstration in Montreal, Friday, March 15, 2013. The City of Montreal will pay more than $3 million to hundreds of protestors whose rights were violated by city police. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

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Are magic mushroom stores the next pot shops?

Magic mushroom dispensaries are popping up in cities across Canada, with customers ranging from those looking for treatment for depression or PTSD to people wanting to 'micro-dose' a small amount of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound in magic mushrooms. But while the situation is in some ways reminiscent of when cannabis retailers set up shop before marijuana was legalized in 2018, Health Canada says there are no plans to legalize or decriminalize psilocybin products.