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  1. Crossing the line

    Posted Aug 10th 2005, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... Claude Adams, Vancouver Canadians pride themselves on their belief in justice, fair play and tolerance, but every once in a while, somebody comes along and puts these liberal instincts under severe strain. I'm talking here about Marc Emery, the so-ca ...

  2. Police raid nets $9.5m holiday haul of cannabis

    Posted Nov 13th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The police drug squad has made its biggest seizure of cannabis leaf in recent years. The haul was intended for the lucrative Christmas and New Year party season, officers said. A month-long investigation into a transnational drug trafficking ring resulted in officers finding 211kg of cannabis with a street value of $9.5 million in a To Kwa Wan flat. A 32-year-old man ...

  3. Customs seize 2.6kg of cannabis, arrest two men

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ZHUANG PINGHUI Updated at 7.15pm: Customs officers on Saturday seized 2.6 kilograms of herbal cannabis in a speed post package at the airport and arrested two men, a government spokesman said on Wednesday. The cannabis, worth $170,000, was detected at the Airmail Centre when officers inspected a speed post parcel from Ghana with x-rays and found it suspicious. The contents ...

  4. Customs raid nets cannabis worth $4.6m

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Kok and netted 77kg of cannabis with a street value of $4.6 million. The raid followed a week of surveillance on a syndicate implicated in the distribution of the drug from a residential block ... in custody. Slabs of cannabis were sliced into smaller blocks with an electric saw in the well-concealed 500 sq ft flat, said Daniel Cheung Chi-kwong, head of customs' drug investigation group. ...

  5. Customs seize illicit drugs worth $60,000

    Posted Jan 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ROBIN KWONG Updated at 5.31pm: Hong Kong Customs officers seized 67 grams of cocaine and 94 grams of herbal cannabis, worth about $60,000, in an anti-drug operation on Monday night, ... grams of herbal cannabis and a batch of drug paraphernalia in the 21-year-old's home. The total seizure was worth about $60,000. It was believed that the seized drugs were intended for sale ...

  6. City Briefs

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two charged after police seize drugs, stun gun About $1.5 million worth of cannabis and a stun gun were seized from two drug traffickers, police said yesterday. Officers of the Narcotics Bureau intercepted two men, aged 30 and 37, in Cheung Sha Wan on Saturday morning and found a small amount of cannabis on them. More drugs were found later in a flat at King Lam Estate in Tseung ...

  7. Damaging snaps of Corby found in raid

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am by Roger Maynard

    ... Roger Maynard in Sydney Photographs of convicted Queensland drugs smuggler Schapelle Corby, pictured with a man arrested for allegedly trafficking cannabis, have been seized by Australian ... that the cannabis found in her luggage at Bali airport was planted by an Australian drugs gang. ...

  8. Custodian of assorted drugs cache gets 11 years

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A man whose flat was found to contain an 'illegal drugstore' stocked with Ecstasy pills, heroin, cannabis, Ice and ketamine was sentenced yesterday to 11 years' ... Kowloon, in July last year. Police found 9,875 pills of a chemical cocktail commonly retailed as Ecstasy, 331.12 grams of herbal cannabis, 8.81 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride, or Ice, 15.5 ...

  9. Action demanded to curb drug use among minorities

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... drug users fell, while the number of users among ethnic minorities rose. Preferred drugs include heroin, cannabis and cough medicine. More than one-third of the 53 drug users took a combination of all three substances. Compared with data from 2001, abuse of cough medicine and solvents rose, while the use of ecstasy, cannabis, ketamine and methamphetamine, or Ice, declined. Mr Chan said ...

  10. Italian chef jailed for possession of drugs

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li Personal stash of cocaine, cannabis, Ecstasy earns 40 months, while jobless trafficker gets 14 years for trying to smuggle Ice to Australia The chef of an Italian restaurant ... sentenced Stefano De Palma, a 33-year-old Italian, after he was convicted of two counts of possessing cocaine, cannabis and Ecstasy. He said in sentencing that De Palma was helpful in assisting ...




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