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15 April 2008

CBC News (Canada)

Buying ammunition in Canada requires a firearms licence, but some people make their own ammunition, and gun and gang experts say that has led to a black market in the sale of bullets. "It would be nice if people had to have a licence to buy the components; currently they don't," said Deputy Chief Tony Cooper of the Ontario Firearms Office. If you're over 18, it's legal to buy all the components needed to make bullets — primers, gunpowder, casings and bullet tips.... (

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