Trotwood police say they found marijuana, firearms during search of dispensary – Dayton Daily News

“This action was prompted by information suggesting that the business was unlawfully selling marijuana in violation of the new guidelines established under Issue 2,” Trotwood police Chief Erik Wilson said Wednesday.

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Police had previously made controlled purchases at the Salem Avenue location and sent the products to the state crime lab, where they tested higher than the legal limit for sale in Ohio, Wilson said.

“During the execution of the search warrant, large amounts of suspected marijuana were recovered and will be processed and tested further to determine what their THC content is,” he added.

While the city has not closed the business, Best Buds Depot posted on social media Wednesday that the store is temporarily closed.

“We’ve had an issue with our shipping and a major misunderstanding between the shippers and law enforcement,” the post read. “We’ve had to shut down temporarily until we can get everything straightened out. Please be patient and thank you all in advance for understanding.”

Recreational use of marijuana was legalized after the passage of Issue 2 in November. That law went into effect one month later on Dec. 7, 2023.

While it is legal to consume marijuana in the

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