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  1. HK's biggest cannabis factory busted

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... factory, capable of producing up to 15kg of herbal cannabis and cannabis buds and earning at least $1.5 million a month. Two local men, aged 46 and 55, were arrested when about 30 officers raided the 4,000 sq ft greenhouse in a factory in King Fuk Street, San Po Kong, on Tuesday. Inside the unit, more than 1,300 marijuana plants and more than 1kg of cannabis buds were found. The seizure ...

  2. Women had 45kg of cannabis in luggage

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Customs are to step up inspections at Chek Lap Kok airport and work with overseas law enforcement authorities to stop drug traffickers smuggling cannabis from South Africa to the city, a senior customs officer said. This follows the arrest of two women who arrived from Johannesburg with a total of 45kg of cannabis hidden in their luggage on Tuesday and Wednesday. Ben ...

  3. Raid unearths cannabis farm in Kwun Tong factory

    Posted Jan 19th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... 10kg of herbal cannabis a month, narcotics bureau police said. Officers found 1,113 plants and 25kg of finished product inside the Wai Yip Street unit during the raid that started at about 5pm ... 'Investigations revealed that it [the facility] had been in operation since August last year and the finished products were for local consumption,' he said. The cannabis plants were at different ...

  4. City briefs

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Customs seizes cannabis sent by post from canada Airmail shipments containing cannabis buds that were sent from Canada last week at the rate of 16 packages a day have stopped arriving ... at Chek Lap Kok on December 3. Officers seized nearly 1.6kg of cannabis buds with a street value of HK$480,000 from 95 packages that arrived between December 3 and 8. officer accused of theft ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to take drugs as a solution. Kalaya Moore, Lamma Island Once again there is the mistake of associating cannabis with other so-called soft drugs, ketamine and Ecstasy. The link is fictional at best. The fact remains that every independent study of cannabis use has found it less dangerous and damaging than alcohol and cigarettes (two legal substances). In one study last year, tobacco ...

  6. Children succumb to drug temptation

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent), and cannabis (48.1 per cent). Most of the respondents said they used drugs at discos in Hong Kong (52.6 per cent), discos on the mainland (38.3 per cent), and friends' homes ...

  7. Alienated youth may put pot party in Knesset

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... on a platform of legalising cannabis. Polls show young voters disenchanted with the main parties may give Green Leaf its first foothold in parliament during Tuesday's election, when the ruling ... Wachtel, 47, a slow-talking but sincere marijuana aficionado, inventor and satellite-television operator. He views cannabis as 'a vitamin for the soul, a companion, a way to relax, a natural ...

  8. A gift from Beijing not to be sniffed at

    Posted Jan 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the smells of eight kinds of drug: cannabis, cannabis resin, ketamine, Ice, Ecstasy, opium, cocaine and heroin. The smartest animals take only about an hour of training to recognise each smell. After ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in June and July 2004. Jobless pair charged with growing cannabis Two unemployed men appeared in Kwun Tong Court yesterday charged with trafficking and growing cannabis at a Wong Tai Sin industrial building. Wong Wun-chung, 46, and Tsui Wing-chiu, 55, entered no plea to cultivation of cannabis plants and trafficking in a dangerous drug. They were remanded in custody until October 5. ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Youths held after drugs are seized Police arrested three youths including a boy of 15 for trafficking in dangerous drugs after a seizure worth $36,000 from a flat in Wa Fung Street, Hunghom. Officers also seized an extendable baton and a 60cm knife. The drugs seized were 1kg of cannabis, 15 grams of Ice and 30 grams of ketamine. Court changes considered A consultation paper ...




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