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Canada awash in so called medical marijuana

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Some licensed medical marijuana growers are earning thousands of dollars each month on the illegal market. (Bob Keating/CBC)

Chances are there is marijuana grow operation in your neighbourhood and it's probably completely legal licensed by your federal government.

Health Canada began issuing marijuana production licenses years ago.

This week it announced those licenses will be scrapped by next spring.

The licenses resulted in a gold rush or green rush of people growing weed legally then selling it illegally.

Reporter Bob Keating has this feature report.

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