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  1. 38 cannabis plants seized from Tai Po house

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... house. Thirty-eight plants worth an estimated $400,000 were seized. A woman, her husband and his brother were arrested. It was the third cannabis cultivation site raided by law enforcers ... A further 70 grams of cannabis and 1,000 seeds were seized in the house, where the two other suspects were arrested. Mr Cheung said it was believed the cannabis had been planted more than a month ...

  2. 6.5kg of cannabis hidden in noodles

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The packaging was to hide the smell of the $1.3m haul, says a customs officer Customs inspectors found 6.5kg of cannabis resin hidden inside 41 packs of instant noodles ... bulkier than normal, Mr Cheung said. Customs seized 5.5kg of cannabis resin from inside the packs and a further 1kg under food in the paper box. 'Each pack of instant noodles was properly ...

  3. $3m worth of cannabis seized

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The haul, disguised as tea leaves, came from Thailand, say customs officers Customs officers yesterday seized more than $3 million worth of cannabis smuggled into Hong Kong ... artificial plants there at about 4pm. The drugs weighed 26kg and had a street value of about $3.1 million. When officers examined the vehicle they found most of the cannabis in a plastic box ...

  4. Marijuana crop on show

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Cannabis plants found disguised as normal plants with paper flowers are displayed yesterday after police raids this week on the roof-top of a Sai Kung house. An American man, 45, and his Filipino wife, 30, were arrested on the premises and will appear in Kwun Tong Court charged with one count of cultivating cannabis plants and one count of obstructing a police ...

  5. Police bust cannabis operation

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... said. A 45-year-old American and his 31-year-old Filipino wife were arrested. 'Officers found 22 cannabis plants, each about two metres tall, on the roof. They also found some cannabis seeds and dried cannabis inside the house,' the spokesman said. He added that the officers were still calculating the value of the seizure. Police found the roof was built like ...

  6. Nepali tourist arrested after swallowing cannabis

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A Nepali tourist who swallowed about 1kg of cannabis resin was arrested when he arrived at Chek Lap Kok Airport. During an X-ray examination, customs officers discovered about ... It was revealed the man swallowed 92 pellets of cannabis resin before travelling to Hong Kong. The pellets were recovered after the man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. 'The pellets, measuring ...

  7. Pot-in-the-post smugglers feed a budding habit

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Customs officers say airmail packs of marijuana are arriving from Canada at the rate of one a day Airmail parcels full of cannabis are arriving in Hong Kong at the rate ... by the authorities to stop the trade. Customs investigators here have stepped up co-operation with Canadian police to block the drugs being mailed into Hong Kong. Officers have seized 10kg of cannabis buds ...

  8. Delay in Fok grandson's drug case

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Magistrate Ian Candy in Eastern Court charged with possessing cannabis and a homemade water pipe that could be used for smoking the drug. Chief prosecutor Ernest Cheung Yan-ming asked ... on July 11 at the junction of Victoria and Sasson roads in Western. Police said he was carrying 10.27 grams of cannabis and a bottle fitted with a straw intended for smoking cannabis. Ian Fok ...

  9. Dealing with drugs

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Tara Jenkins

    ... and intelligent. She is also being treated for drug addiction. Up until recently, she was spending $800 every couple of days on cannabis and Ecstasy tablets. She says about 70 per cent of her classmates have tried cannabis at least once, and that some easily match her expenditure and intake of drugs. One 16-year-old at a different school said the number of regular drug-takers in his class ...

  10. FROM THE VAULT: 1976

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Legalise It Peter Tosh (Virgin) Could it be that because Peter Tosh's first solo album (after Jamaican reggae band The Wailers broke up) advocated marijuana, he didn't get the same airplay as fellow ex-Wailer and subtler puffer Bo ...




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