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  1. $3m worth of cannabis seized

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The haul, disguised as tea leaves, came from Thailand, say customs officers Customs officers yesterday seized more than $3 million worth of cannabis smuggled into Hong Kong ... artificial plants there at about 4pm. The drugs weighed 26kg and had a street value of about $3.1 million. When officers examined the vehicle they found most of the cannabis in a plastic box ...

  2. Marijuana crop on show

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Cannabis plants found disguised as normal plants with paper flowers are displayed yesterday after police raids this week on the roof-top of a Sai Kung house. An American man, 45, and his Filipino wife, 30, were arrested on the premises and will appear in Kwun Tong Court charged with one count of cultivating cannabis plants and one count of obstructing a police ...

  3. Cannabis haul lands London student in jail

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A graphic design student from South Africa was sentenced yesterday to 40 months in prison after being caught at the Hong Kong airport for smuggling 15.9kg of herbal cannabis ... Court to a single count of trafficking herbal cannabis. The court heard that on February 23, Acolatse arrived at the airport from Johannesburg. During an X-ray check, customs officers found ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Police bust cannabis operation

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... said. A 45-year-old American and his 31-year-old Filipino wife were arrested. 'Officers found 22 cannabis plants, each about two metres tall, on the roof. They also found some cannabis seeds and dried cannabis inside the house,' the spokesman said. He added that the officers were still calculating the value of the seizure. Police found the roof was built like ...

  6. Nepali tourist arrested after swallowing cannabis

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A Nepali tourist who swallowed about 1kg of cannabis resin was arrested when he arrived at Chek Lap Kok Airport. During an X-ray examination, customs officers discovered about ... It was revealed the man swallowed 92 pellets of cannabis resin before travelling to Hong Kong. The pellets were recovered after the man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. 'The pellets, measuring ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Fiji have high hopes despite absence of cannabis-smoking star

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... was suspended by the IRB for taking cannabis and was not picked for the next two legs of the series- Hong Kong followed by Adelaide in the first week of April. His ban ended yesterday. 'I am happy ...

  10. 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 ...




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