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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - World - DRUGS

    First legal marijuana shops in the United States open in Colorado

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 10:55am by Agence France-Presse

    ... to allow retail cannabis sales, putting it in the vanguard of efforts across the country to legalise the drug. The western state famous for its ski resorts and breathtaking mountain vistas has ... months from now, when it also allows stores to begin selling cannabis. Iraq war veteran Sean Azzariti was the first person to legally purchase cannabis for recreational use in the United States. ...

  10. Pot-in-the-post smugglers feed a budding habit

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

    ... Clifford Lo Customs officers say airmail packs of marijuana are arriving from Canada at the rate of one a day Airmail parcels full of cannabis are arriving in Hong Kong at the rate ... by the authorities to stop the trade. Customs investigators here have stepped up co-operation with Canadian police to block the drugs being mailed into Hong Kong. Officers have seized 10kg of cannabis buds ...




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