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  1. 600 cannabis plants seized in Yuen Long

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police seized 600 cannabis plants yesterday at a two-storey Yuen Long house used as a base for growing, packing and distributing marijuana. The plants were growing in four of the six bedrooms in the house, off Shui Tsiu San Tsuen Road. The windows and doors of the flat had been sealed with plastic tape to contain the strong smell of cannabis, police said. The windows ...

  2. Three held on suspicion of growing cannabis

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Police seized 150 cannabis plants and arrested three people in a raid on a drug-growing operation at a flat in Pei Ho Street, Sham Shui Po. The two women and a man, aged 33 ... of suspected cannabis, worth about HK$200,000, and cultivation equipment. ...

  3. DNA clue to a better class of potato

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Reinhard Renneberg Even small potatoes have their DNA sequenced now. And a company in the Netherlands has just announced the successful genetic sequencing of Cannabis sativa, the annual ... worm, rice, malaria mosquito, honey bee, dog, cat, fruit fly, zebra fish, chicken, mouse, rat, chimpanzee, and man. The humble potato and cannabis have now joined this elite group of species. ...

  4. Detection rate hits low point

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The 8kg of cannabis seized was a rise of 166.7 per cent. Lo said there was no information showing that drug cases had become more serious in Hong Kong. 'In the past 10 years, there have been rises and falls in the amount of drugs seized, including heroin, ketamine and cannabis,' he said. 'The numbers of seizures are related to many factors, like the amount produced, demand ...

  5. High maintenance

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... for having 600 cannabis plants in their Yuen Long house last week may be wondering that at this very moment. Alcohol is outlawed in many countries, of course, and, along with widely banned drugs, ... around the world- from California, where the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act was tabled last year, to Portugal, which decriminalised drug possession for personal use in 2001- grapple ...

  6. City Digest

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ketamine and cannabis at the venue. ...

  7. Jail job fair gives former inmates a shot at work

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to 78kg in the same period of this year-from 28kg last year. Officers also seized 6kg of cannabis in the first five months of this year, compared to 3kg over the same period last year. ...

  8. Positive path to an anti-drug culture

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of ketamine and cannabis was two and four times higher respectively. Students in the programme were also only half as likely to drink and smoke. Of course, it can be argued that we need to know more ...

  9. Positive thinking helps teenagers stay off drugs

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... were 47 per cent more likely to take drugs, on average, than those who did. 'According to the data collected in Form Three, the uses of ketamine and cannabis by students who had not joined ...

  10. Rise in bogus kidnapping calls, security chief warns

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and 18kg of cannabis, up 157 per cent. Lee denied that drug abuse was worsening. The number of dangerous-drug cases had dropped 7 per cent, he said, and the number of youngsters arrested for drugs ...




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