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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - China - E-COMMERCE

    Marijuana being sold on e-commerce site Taobao, report says

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 01:44pm by Ernest Kao

    ... however, more dubious than smuggled cigarettes. A reporter from the Southern Metropolis Daily  recently alleged to have attempted – and succeeded – in procuring a gram of cannabis online for a cool ... and weibo, but Chinese slang words such as “ice skating” (crystal meth) and “postage stamp” (LSD) are used. The report, quoting experts from drug treatment centres, said cannabis was a more ...

  3. Special armed escorts for seized drugs

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... the sealed packets of party drugs such as ketamine and Ecstasy, heroin, cannabis, cocaine, Ice and various pills. The latest batch of drugs was despatched on June 26, when illegal drugs with a street ... than 440kg of cannabis was found, up from 34kg, and more than 42,000 tablets of Ecstasy were discovered in the year to June, compared with 3,062 in the first half last year. Last month, customs ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... $1.6m narcotics haul in Mongkok raids Anti-narcotics police arrested a man and three women after seizing $1.6 million worth of cocaine, heroin and Ice during raids in Mongkok. The man, 42, is suspected of being the boss of a drugs syndicate. He was arrested in Soy Street. Police seized 1.8kg of heroin, 634 grams of cocaine and 476 grams of cannabis in his unit on Pak Po Street. The three ...

  5. Police swoop on African with $1.15m drugs haul

    Posted Jan 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A man from Ghana has been arrested in Tsim Sha Tsui after arriving in Hong Kong with $1.15 million worth of heroin and cannabis. In an attempt to snare the man's local ... up. The haul of 1.1kg of high-grade heroin and 7kg of cannabis was concealed in two suitcases. The heroin was concealed in three packages in the smaller suitcase, while the cannabis was hidden ...

  6. Sydney gang bust 'shows HK drug fight working'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that police and customs seized 121kg of cannabis in the first half of the year, up from 8kg in the same period last year. Some 559kg of ketamine was seized in the first half, up from 157kg last year. ...

  7. Sharp fall in drug arrests after two-year campaign

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... this year, compared with last year. As the seizure of illegal drugs including heroin, cannabis, Ice and Ecstasy fell sharply over the same period, the seizure of cocaine increased by more than 1,100 ...

  8. Surge in teens hooked on party drugs

    Posted Aug 08th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... and overseas. Party drugs include Ecstasy, Ice, cannabis, ketamine, triazolam and midazolam. Official figures show no reports of new heroin users under 21 in the first quarter of this year, while ...



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