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  1. 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 ...

  2. Drugs worth HK$36 million seized

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have seized HK$36 million worth of drugs hidden in furniture in Yuen Long and arrested five Hong Kong men on suspicion of drug trafficking. The haul included 162kg of suspected cannabis buds, 17.4kg of suspected Ice and 10,000 tablets of the drug Ecstasy. One of the suspects was charged with one count of trafficking in dangerous drugs and will appear in Tuen Mun ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. THC powers that be determined to fiddle as Hong Kong burns

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Despite what some terminal operators, shipping lines and the consultants they hire will tell you, Hong Kong's exorbitant terminal handling charges (THC) are the single biggest reason why our status as the region's premier hub for ...

  5. Drugs worth HK$36 million seized

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Anti-drug police officers have seized HK$36 million worth of illegal drugs hidden in furniture in Yuen Long and arrested five Hong Kong men on suspicion of drug trafficking. The haul- one of the biggest seizures this year- comprised 162kg of suspected cannabis buds, 17.4kg of suspected Ice, a methamphetamine, and 10,000 tablets of the drug Ecstasy. The party drugs were ...

  6. Value of drug busts inflated: survey

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... the street value of drugs that in the end were not sold. Figures provided by customs officials value a gram of herbal cannabis at between $13 and $160. The prices of other drugs were similarly elusive, with an Ecstasy pill said to be selling for anything from $33 to $350. In May, police and customs announced the seizure of 3kg of locally grown herbal cannabis, a haul it claims ...

  7. Schoolgirl dies from suspected heroin overdose

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... about rising drug problems in schools. Nearly every week, a student is arrested for possessing ketamine, with the youngest suspect so far being just 13. Cannabis was also gaining popularity, he ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Youth drug abuse cases jump 22pc

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... of users of triazolam, midazolam or zopiclone fell 34.1 per cent year on year. The number of users of Ecstasy, cannabis and nimetazepam declined 8.6, 4.1 and 17.9 per cent respectively. A quarterly ...

  10. Officers arrest pair at airport following large seizure of?ice?

    Posted Jul 12th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... the same flight as the woman. They found about 3kg of 'ice' on the man, concealed in similar fashion as on the woman. In follow-up searches, a small quantity of cocaine and cannabis ...




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